Complications after type one thyroplasty: is day-case surgery feasible?

  title={Complications after type one thyroplasty: is day-case surgery feasible?},
  author={Dominic Bray and James P Young and Meredydd L Harries},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={122 7},
OBJECTIVES AND HYPOTHESIS Isshiki type one medialisation thyroplasty is an accepted treatment for a unilateral immobile vocal fold. It can also be performed simultaneously as a bilateral procedure in patients with severe bowing of the vocal folds (e.g. presbyphonia). The objectives of this study were to assess the incidence and timing of post-operative complications, and to evaluate whether patients undergoing this operation could, in future, be treated as day cases. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING