Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

[Vocal Fold Paralysis In The Medical University Of Warsaw's Ambulatory Of Phoniatry In Years 2000-2011].

Ewelina Sielska-Badurek, A. Domeracka-Kołodziej, Renata Zawadzka, Ewa Dębowska-Jarzębska
Published 2012 · Medicine

Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
INTRODUCTION Vocal fold paralysis it is an important problem in Phoniatrics' Ambulatory. There are a lot of difficulties in estimation a precise incidence of vocal fold paralysis in the population. As many as 50% of cases with paralysis might present nonspecific symptoms. AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of the research it was to determine a vocal fold paralysis' epidemiology and etiology in material of the Medical University of Warsaw's Ambulatory of Phoniatry. MATERIAL AND METHODS Authors present a group of 593 patients with vocal cord paralysis who were diagnosed and treated in The Ambulatory of Phoniatry from 2000 to 2011. The paralysis was observed in 439 women and in 154 men. In 488 patients paralysis was unilateral and in 105 - bilateral. RESULTS In the study, surgery was responsible for most vocal fold paralysis (79.0%). In 357 patients, paralysis was caused by thyroid surgery. Other surgical causes of the paralysis there were: endarterectomy, thoracic surgery and skull base surgery. Of the total group, 1.2% of cases were diagnosed after intubation. In the review, in another 19.8% cases, paralysis was caused by thoracic, neck or brain tumors, by traumas and in 21 patients there was no obvious reason (idiopathic cases). CONCLUSIONS Etiology of vocal fold paralysis seems to be affected by a character of institutions or hospitals who make a study and by geographic location. The most common etiology of vocal cord paralysis is iatrogenic.
This paper references
10.1016/J.OTC.2007.05.012
Vocal fold paresis and paralysis.
A. Rubin (2007)
Unilateral vocal cord paralysis.
Clerf Lh (1953)
10.1016/S0892-1997(96)80048-8
Superior laryngeal nerve paresis and paralysis.
G. Dursun (1996)
[Cause, diagnosis and course in 215 patients with vocal cord paralysis].
Bruggink Tp (1995)
Analiza przyczyn wczesnych powikłań po strumektomii
S Rudzki (2006)
Badania Tonu podstawowego w diagnostyce i rehabilitacji porażeń krtani po operacjach tarczycy
B. Maniecka-Aleksandrowicz (1990)
Zaburzenia głosu w porażeniach nerwów krtaniowych (dysfonia porażenna)
W. Tłuchowski (1992)
Ostry dyżur – otorynolaryngologia
G Janczewski (2003)
Narząd głosu i jego znaczenie w komunikacji społecznej
A. Obrębowski (2008)
The cause and evaluation of unilateral vocal cord paralysis.
S. Srirompotong (2001)
Vocal cord paresis
JA Koufman (2000)
10.1097/00005537-199809000-00016
Changing etiology of vocal fold immobility
M. Benninger (1998)
10.1016/S0385-8146(78)80005-4
Clinical observations on 600 cases of recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis.
H. Hirose (1978)
Porażenia fałdów głosowych
A. Domeracka-Kołodziej (2003)
10.1002/HED.2880170106
Relationship between vocal cord paralysis and benign thyroid disease
M. Collazo-Clavell (1995)
10.1016/S0385-8146(83)80001-7
Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis. A 10-year review of 564 patients.
M. Yamada (1983)
10.1288/00005537-198004000-00004
Vocal cord paralysis — 1979: Etiology and management
H. Tucker (1980)
10.1016/S0385-8146(01)00122-5
Causes of recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis.
E. Yumoto (2002)
Porażenia fałdów głosowych
B Maniecka-Aleksandrowicz (2007)
10.1288/00005537-197007000-00002
Vocal cord paralysis. A review of 100 cases
F. W. Parnell (1970)
10.1177/019459989210700113
Contemporary Evaluation of Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis
D. Terris (1992)
Understanding voice problem: A physiological perspective for diagnosis and treatment: Fourth edition
Raymond H. Colton (2011)
10.1016/S0030-6665(03)00172-5
Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis: anatomy and etiology.
D. Myssiorek (2004)
[Unilateral laryngeal paralyses: epidemiological data and therapeutic progress].
O. Laccourreye (2003)
10.1046/J.1440-1622.1999.01613.X
Unilateral vocal fold paralysis: causes, options and outcomes.
T. Havas (1999)
10.1016/S0194-5998(98)80014-4
Outcome and Changing Cause of Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis
H. Ramadan (1998)
Professional Voice: The Science and Art of Clinical Care
R. Sataloff (1991)



This paper is referenced by
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar