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Two Nostril Technique to Biopsy Laryngeal Leukoplakia (Steering Sheath)

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Seven months after an unsuccessful effort to biopsy posterior right vocal cord leukoplakia employing conventional one-nostril flexible laryngoscopy with a channeled laryngoscope, successful biopsy with a two-nostril approach employing the channeled laryngoscope as a conduit for instrumentation with a small caliber high-definition flexible imaging (non-channeled) laryngoscope in the contralateral notril.


Hoffman HT, Stegall H, Wingler T, Blitzer A.: Steering Sheath for 2-Nostril Transnasal Office Laryngoscopy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Dec 1:3489417745091. doi: 10.1177/0003489417745091. [Epub ahead of print]