Evaluation of peripheral vocal cord paralysis by electromyography.

  title={Evaluation of peripheral vocal cord paralysis by electromyography.},
  author={Maria Grosheva and Claus Wittekindt and Claus Pototschnig and Werner Lindenthaler and Orlando Guntinas-Lichius},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={118 6},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the predictive value of electromyography (EMG) after peripheral vocal cord paralysis and to estimate regeneration time. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study based on electromyographic data and medical chart review of university based ENT hospitals. METHODS EMG results of 448 patients were classified into neuropraxia, axonotmesis/neurotmesis, or not classifiable and followed until final outcome. Final outcome was classified electromyographically into restitutio ad integrum… CONTINUE READING
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