Continuous positive airway pressure. Use in bilateral vocal cord paralysis.

  • Robert P. Zitsch
  • Published 1992 in Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
Continuous positive airway pressure has been used in the management of a number of upper airway problems, and has become well established as a treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea. The therapeutic value is achieved by an internal splinting effect on the compromised airway. Airway compromise from bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve trauma can occur… CONTINUE READING