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Arytenoid adduction technique for correction of paralytic dysphonia

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Development of phonosurgical techniques like Medialization Laryngoplasty (M.L) or Thyroplasty has opened new horizons in the management of paralytic dysphonia. The Arytenoid Adduction (A.A) technique as originally described by Professor Isshiki of Japan, added a new dimension for improvement of voice in cases of paralytic dysphonia particularly in large posterior complimentary to medialization laryngoplasty over a period of 2 years are described.

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Correspondence to V. Phaniendra Kumar or S. Rama Chandra Reddy or M. H. Das or D. C. S. Srinivas.

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Kumar, V.P., Reddy, S.R.C., Das, M.H. et al. Arytenoid adduction technique for correction of paralytic dysphonia. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 52, 331–333 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02991471

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Key Words

  • Laryngoplasty
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Dysphonia
  • Arytenoid Adduction