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Teflon injection: pointers and pitfalls.
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PMID:  8476168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Our objective is to clarify the procedure used in a series of 335 cases of injection of paralyzed vocal cords. Over 29 years, questions have arisen about the procedure, mostly from trainees. They relate to timing, indications, method, and follow-up. Results of the procedure, when properly performed, have been highly successful. Where indications are appropriate, injection is usually uncomplicated, relatively safe, and done with minimum instrumentation. This is our response, in a question-and-answer format, to the most frequent queries.
R B Lewy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-20     Completed Date:  1993-05-20     Revised Date:  2006-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Protocols
Injections, Intralesional
Polytetrafluoroethylene* / administration & dosage
Treatment Outcome
Vocal Cord Paralysis / therapy*
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