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Ho:YAG laser treatment of vocal cord polyps
Author(s): Dong Ming Hou; Zhao-He Meng; Jing Zhu; Hui-Guo Zhang; Min Zhou
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Paper Abstract

10 patients with vocal cord polyps treated by the Ho:YAG laser were reported with cure rate of 100 percent and no recurrence. The Ho:YAG laser vaporized the polyps tissue with non bleeding during operation, and mild postoperatively in vocal cord. The hoarseness caused by vocal cord edema would disappeared within one week. During one year of our follow-up, no residual or recurrent cases were found. All patients acquired hormonal voice quality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3344, 1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery, (2 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330122
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Dong Ming Hou, Xin Hua Hospital/Shanghai Second Medical Univ. (United States)
Zhao-He Meng, Xin Hua Hospital/Shanghai Second Medical Univ. (China)
Jing Zhu, Ren Ji Hospital/Shanghai Second Medical Univ. (China)
Hui-Guo Zhang, Ren Ji Hospital/Shanghai Second Medical Univ. (China)
Min Zhou, Ren Ji Hospital/Shanghai Second Medical Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3344:
1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery
Jing Zhu, Editor(s)

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