A Comprehensive Analysis of Benign Vocal Fold Lesions Causing Hoarseness of Voice and Our Experience with Cold Knife Endolaryngeal Surgery in a Tertiary Healthcare Centre
Abstract Benign vocal fold lesions (BVFL) frequently affect the general population and cause significant hoarseness by interfering with daily communication. Healthcare for low income groups in India is all about affordability and availability without giving up on quality and providing maximum satisfaction. (1) To analyse over a period of 4 years, the demographics, clinical profile, diagnostics and management options of BVFL. (2) To assess the diagnostic potential of rigid laryngoscopy in diagnosing these lesions. (3) Cold knife endolaryngeal surgery as a cost effective, satisfactory and efficient treatment modality to tackle majorit y of these BVFL. A prospective cross sectional study over a period of 4 years from 2013 to 2017. 114 patients presenting with hoarseness of voice were evaluated by indirect laryngoscopy followed by video laryngoscopy and stroboscopy in the department of ENT, MYH Hospital Indore (M.P.). Male:female ratio of 1.59:1 with male predominance (61.4%) and maximum incidence in the third decade (32%). All cases presented with hoarseness (100%) while vocal fatigue (63%) was the most common associated complaint followed by foreign body sensation (60%). Housewives (32%) were most commonly involved non pro fessional group while teachers (13%) constituted the most common group of professionals. Laryngitis (26%) involving bilateral vocal folds diffusely was the most common finding followed by vocal fold sulcus (18%) and vocal fold cysts (14%). The du...
Condition: the Position of Laryngeal Mask Airway Intervention: Procedure: the fiberoptic laryngoscope (KARL STORZ 11301BN1, Germany) for confirmation of LMA position Sponsor: Beni-Suef University Recruiting
Conditions: Cholecystectomy; Elective Surgery Interventions: Drug: Dexmedetomidine; Drug: Fentanyl Sponsor: Dow University of Health Sciences Completed
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Conditions: Laryngoscope; Hemoptysis; Simulation; Cadaver; Intubation; Difficult or Failed Interventions: Other: direct laryngoscopy; Other: videolaryngoscopy McGrath; Other: videolaryngoscopy McGrath with suction Sponsors: Université de Montréal; Centre d'Apprentissage des Habiletés Cliniques (CAAHC); Laboratoire d'anatomie de Trois-Rivières Completed
Sarbari Swaika, Sujata Ghosh, Chiranjib BhattacharyyaIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2019 63(9):721-728 Airway devices were first used in children since 1940 and thereafter an increasingly large number of paediatric airway devices have come into our armamentarium. To control and protect the airway in children during anaesthesia, in intensive care unit or in emergency department either tracheal intubation is performed under direct or indirect visualization of vocal cords with the help of laryngoscopes or video-laryngoscopes respectively or it can be done blindly or by using special instruments such as fiberoptic laryngoscope...
The objective of this study was to determine the clinical usefulness of videolaryngoscopes (VLs) by comparing the time to intubation (TTI) and the ease of intubation of McGrath MAC VL (MVL), Pentax Airway Scope VL (PVL), and Macintosh direct laryngoscope (DL) during nasotracheal intubation using manual in-line stabilization to simulate difficult airways.MethodsOne hundred and twenty patients were randomly assigned to the MVL group (n = 40), the PVL group (n = 40), and the DL group (n = 40). Nasotracheal intubation was performed using MVL, PVL, or DL, according to group assignments. The primary outcome was TTI and secondary...
Condition: Contaminated Airway Interventions: Procedure: Training on Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy and Airway Decontamination; Procedure: No Training on Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy and Airway Decontamination Provided Sponsor: Dylan Finnerty Not yet recruiting