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Videolaryngoscopy. A comparison of fiberscopic and telescopic documentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6625439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Videolaryngoscopy is a most useful and effective method of evaluation and documentation of physiological and pathological conditions of the larynx. It is of great value for making accurate diagnosis and planning proper treatment. It permits instant and simultaneous voice and video recording and later analysis. Videolaryngoscopy can be accomplished with either a flexible fiberscope or a rigid right-angled telescope. Fiberscopic videolaryngoscopy is more useful for voice analysis of speech disorders and evaluation of such functions of the larynx as phonation, singing, and swallowing. Telescopic videolaryngoscopy is superior for critical evaluation of anatomical and pathological changes of the laryngeal structures as well as close-up examination of vocal cord function. While fiberscopic laryngoscopy is technically easy, fiberscopic video documentation is much more difficult than telescopic video documentation. Telescopic videolaryngoscopy provides clearer and sharper images of the larynx. Advantages and disadvantages of each method are discussed.
Authors:
E Yanagisawa; T W Owens; G Strothers; K Honda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:    1983 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  430-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fiber Optic Technology* / instrumentation
Humans
Laryngoscopy / methods*
Male
Television* / instrumentation
Video Recording
Vocal Cords / pathology,  physiology,  physiopathology
Voice Disorders / pathology

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