Diagnostic laryngeal electromyography: The Wake Forest experience 1995-1999.

  title={Diagnostic laryngeal electromyography: The Wake Forest experience 1995-1999.},
  author={James A Koufman and Gregory N. Postma and Chang Sun Whang and Catherine J. Rees and Milan R. Amin and Peter Charles Belafsky and Paul E Johnson and Kevin M. Connolly and Francis O. Walker},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={124 6},
BACKGROUND Laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) is a valuable diagnostic/prognostic test for patients with suspected laryngeal neuromuscular disorders. OBJECTIVE To report our experience with diagnostic LEMG at the Center for Voice Disorders of Wake Forest University and to evaluate the impact of LEMG on clinical management. METHODS Retrospective chart review of 415 patients who underwent diagnostic LEMG over a 5-year period (1995-1999). RESULTS Of 415 studies, 83% (346 of 415) were abnormal… CONTINUE READING


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