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Transilluminating Obturator

last modified on: Mon, 03/25/2024 - 13:35

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see also: ARD- Arytenoid Repositioning DeviceMicroendoscopy of Reinke's Space (MERS)Cymetra Injection to Paralyzed Vocal Cord In the Clinic Technical Points for Percutaneous InjectionInjection laryngoplasty difficulties

see also (password protected): Laryngeal Needle Localization with Transillumination

Example of injection laryngoplasty difficulties:

Video immediately below is of excised larynx; video further below is of full cadaver with transnasal flexible fiberoptic imaging of the percutaneus injection.


Hoffman HT, Dailey SH, Bock JM, Thibeault SL, McCulloch TM. Transillumination for needle localization in the larynx. Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct;125(10):2341-8. doi: 10.1002/lary.25372. Epub 2015 May 28. PMID: 26019116.