Development and Validation of a High-Fidelity Porcine Laryngeal Surgical Simulator.

@article{Dedmon2015DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and Validation of a High-Fidelity Porcine Laryngeal Surgical Simulator.},
  author={Matthew M. Dedmon and Paul Paddle and Jeananne Phillips and Leo Kobayashi and Ramon A Franco and Phillip C. Song},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={153 3},
  pages={420-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Design and validate a laryngeal surgical simulator to teach phonomicrosurgical techniques. STUDY DESIGN Device development and prospective validation. SETTING Tertiary medical center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A novel laryngeal fixation device and custom laryngoscope were produced for use with ex vivo porcine larynx specimens. Vocal fold lesions such as nodules and keratotic lesions were simulated with silicone injections and epithelial markings. A prospective validation using… CONTINUE READING