Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 220, Issue 3, pp 221–223

A simple procedure for surgical repair of vocal cord synechia

  • Chl. Beck
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/BF00457490

Cite this article as:
Beck, C. Arch Otorhinolaryngol (1978) 220: 221. doi:10.1007/BF00457490


With a simple method performed since 1962 on six patients for the correction of anterior vocal cord synechia, a paladon granule reinforced with a thread is brought into the larynx from outside after severance of the synechia. With convalescent treatment of the cartilaginous frame, it lies in the anterior commissure for 6 weeks. After endoscopie removal, free glottis and good voice. Tracheotomy is not necessary.

Key words

Vocal cord synechiaSurgical repair

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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chl. Beck
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitäts Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik Freiburg i. Br.Freiburg i. Br.Federal Republic of Germany