Voice outcomes following adult cricotracheal resection.

  title={Voice outcomes following adult cricotracheal resection.},
  author={Jeffrey J Houlton and Alessandro de Alarc{\'o}n and Kaalan Erik Johnson and Jareen Meinzen-Derr and Susan Baker Brehm and Barbara Weinrich and Ravindhra G. Elluru},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={121 9},
OBJECTIVES Cricotracheal resection (CTR) is an effective treatment for moderate-to-severe laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS) in adults. However, one of the potentially significant sequela of this procedure is postoperative dysphonia and permanent voice alteration. The objective of this study is to characterize voice changes in adult patients with subglottic stenosis who have undergone CTR. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case-series. METHODS Acoustic, aerodynamic, and consensus auditory-perceptual… CONTINUE READING

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