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Removal of Vocal Cord Polyps - Video 5.1 mins

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The patient was a 35 year old male who presented with hoarseness.  Rigid video endoscopy revealed a polyp on right vocal cord and a thorn like projection on the corresponding surface of the left true vocal cord. The two lesions were removed with microlaryngeal surgical instruments.  The patient had a marked improvement in his voice after surgery.

Author:  Jayant K. Watve,  Professor and Head, Dept of E.N.T.  Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Govt. Medical College (RCSMGMC)  Kolhapur, India. 

Abstract:  A case report and video showing a technique of removing a laryngeal polyp.

Consultation with a medical doctor for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of risks and complications is needed in order to determine the best treatment options for a patient's condition. 

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World Articles in Ear, Nose and Throat   Vol 1-1  July. 15, 2008

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