Visualization of the glottic
area via direct laryngoscopy is highly hazardous; therefore, this course of action should only be performed as part of the intubation procedure.
The cause of glottic
incompetence in patients with Parkinson's disease remains a topic of debate, but there is now good evidence that percutaneous laryngeal collagen augmentation of the vocal cords brings about significant improvement in speech lasting for several months in many affected patients.
Carbon dioxide laser salvage surgery after radiotherapy failure in T1 and T2 glottic
Fein DA, Lee WR, Hanton AL, et al: Pretreatment hemoglobin level influences local control and survival of TI-T2 squamous cell carcinomas of the glottic
The posterior glottic
tissue no longer prolapsed into the glottis, but there was continued mucosal thickening and inflammation.
exposure with the Video Macintosh Laryngoscope in adult emergency department tracheal intubations.
These abnormalities may be either at the level of nerve roots, cranial, peripheral, and autonomic nerves, or the reflex arc between the inspiratory and glottic
Strobovideolaryngoscopy revealed bilateral vocal fold atrophy, glottic
insufficiency, right vocal fold paresis, and muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) (figure).
Flexible nasolaryngoscopy revealed right vocal fold hypomobility with complete glottic
closure, vocal fold atrophy, and edema of the posterior pharyngeal wall.
This inadvertent backward displacement displaced the larynx backwards, improving the glottic
view to Cormack and Lehane grade 2b.
P Partial when some of the glottic
inlet structures are visible (any amount less than a complete view).
Laryngoscopy grades and percentage glottic