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Work and the risk and carcinoma of the larynx

This is a census on the national cancer registry in France to detect professions at a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx. During the period 2001-2016 there were 244 registered cases of cancer of the larynx. Amongst...

Medication and its effect on the larynx

This article summarises different medications and their effect on the voice. A growing number of patients we see in clinic are on multiple medications that could affect vocal cord function. The author summarises different classes of medications and their potential...

Masterclass on Modern Surgery of the Larynx

Report by Natalia Chuchueva, Moscow, Russian Federation; and Prof Hesham Negm, Cairo University, Egypt. In the legendary atmosphere of the world football cup 2018, a masterclass on modern laryngeal surgery was held in the Scientific and Clinical Centre of Otorhinolaryngology...

Are upper respiratory symptoms and macroscopic changes in children always due to gastro-oesphageal reflux?

In children, symptoms such as chronic cough, wheezing, stridor, voice changes, persistent asthma and dental erosion are often presumed to be due to gastro-oesophageal reflux and empirical treatment with PPIs is offered. Usual investigations, such as a barium meal, gastroscopy...

Patient positioning for transnasal flexible laryngoscopy

The position of a patient’s head during flexible nasendoscopy to visualise the larynx does not usually require much consideration – adequate views are almost always obtained with a patient sitting in a neutral position. Occasionally however, there will be patients...

Laryngeal Physiology for the Surgeon and Clinician – Second Edition

This second edition is a short (110 pages), succinct and concise book. I don’t usually like reading physiology textbooks, but I found this one very interesting. It is written in a manner which is easy to read and digest. It’s...

Clinical Laryngology

This book provides a comprehensive approach to clinical laryngology incorporating anatomical, physiological, pathological, functional and structural aspects of laryngology. All chapters are up to date and provide useful information, especially following chapters are very well written with lot of images,...

Laryngology (Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Series)

A fantastic overview of the various aspects of laryngology including clinical assessment and diagnoses, disorders of the larynx and basic anatomy and physiology. Each chapter is divided into short sub-sections making it easy to follow and access specific topics. Each...

Surgically improving pharyngeal paralysis and associated dysphagia

This was an interesting article explaining the current methods used to try and improve dysphagia and in some cases associated problematic aspiration following vagal injury. These patients are often those with other associated cranial neuropathies, with skull base lesions, brain...

Laryngeal Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

Laryngeal Manifestations of Systemic Diseases is a unique reference manual which will cater to a wide potential audience. It would represent a good text for laryngologists coming across patients with known comorbidities or as new diagnoses of underlying pathologies, but...