Current practice in injection augmentation of the vocal folds: Indications, treatment principles, techniques, and complications

@article{Sulica2010CurrentPI,
  title={Current practice in injection augmentation of the vocal folds: Indications, treatment principles, techniques, and complications},
  author={Lucian Sulica and Clark A. Rosen and Gregory N. Postma and Blake Simpson and Milan R. Amin and Mark S Courey and Albert L. Merati},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2010},
  volume={120}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS. [] Key MethodSTUDY DESIGN Multi-institutional retrospective review. METHODS Records of patients undergoing injection augmentation at seven university medical centers from July 2007 through June 2008 were reviewed for information regarding diagnosis, unilateral or bilateral injection, route of injection, anesthesia, treatment site (office or operating room), material used, reason for technique selected, and technical success.
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