Electromyography-Guided Botulinum Toxin Injection Into the Cricothyroid Muscles in Bilateral Vocal Fold Abductor Paralysis.

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Sahin M., Aydogdu I. , Akyildiz S. , Erdinc M. , Ozturk K. , Ogut F.

Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology, vol.10, no.2, pp.193-202, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.21053/ceo.2016.00241
  • Title of Journal : Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-202


Objectives. Bilateral vocal fold abductor paralysis (BVFAP) both deteriorates quality of life and may cause life-threatening respiratory problems. The aim of this study was to reduce respiratory symptoms in BVFAP patients using cricothyroid (CT) botulinum toxin (BTX) injection.