ventriculocordectomy

ventriculocordectomy

An obsolete surgical procedure formerly used to relieve paralysis of the laryngeal abductor nerve, which consisted in endoscopic excision of the vocal cord and part of the anterior laryngeal ventricle. It was supplanted by arytenoidopexy and arytenoidectomy, and now by endoscopic laser reconstruction.
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ventriculocordectomy

(vĕn-trĭk″ū-lō-kor-dĕk′tō-mē) [″ + Gr. khorde, cord, + ektome, excision]
Surgery for the relief of laryngeal stenosis. The ventricular floor is removed, but the buccal processes are left in place.
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Ventriculocordectomy, a new operation for the cure of goitrous glottic stenosis.
While bilateral ventriculocordectomy is advocated by some clinicians to decrease abnormal noise, and can be performed successfully with traditional surgery, it should not be attempted with transendoscopic laser surgery at one time because it will likely lead to ventral scar/webbing formation in the larynx.
The medical term used for the devocalization procedure is "ventriculocordectomy." The surgery is performed for non-therapeutic purposes when the pet owners choose to get it done.
"Ventriculocordectomy refers to the surgical removal of the vocal cords.  They are composed of ligament and muscle, covered with mucosal tissue.
The method adopted by Chevalier Jackson introduced ventriculocordectomy, where by entire vocal cord and ventricle was excised, (3) created an excellent airway but resulted in breathy voice.