Short Communication

Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 220, Issue 3, pp 221-223

First online:

A simple procedure for surgical repair of vocal cord synechia

  • Chl. BeckAffiliated withUniversitäts Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik Freiburg i. Br.

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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 synechia Surgical repair