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GMS Current Posters in Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie e.V. (DGHNOKHC)

ISSN 1865-1038

Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis cases in KOHI – Etiologic Review of Mediastinal Causes

Poster Onkologie

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  • corresponding author Arberore Sefa - Occupational Health Institute, Gjakova, Kosovo
  • Luan Nagavci - Occupational Health Institute, Gjakova, Kosovo
  • Dugagjin Imeraga - Occupational Health Institute, Gjakova, Kosovo

GMS Curr Posters Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017;13:Doc205

doi: 10.3205/cpo001759, urn:nbn:de:0183-cpo0017595

Veröffentlicht: 26. April 2017

© 2017 Sefa et al.
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Objective: To investigate the association between unilateral vocal cord paralysis and meditational pathology. To review the anatomical relationship of mediastinal structures to the path of the unilateral vocal cord paralysis.

Methods: Cross sectional study,analytical held at the Occupational Health Institute. The sample consisted of patients with Unilateral Vocal Cord paralysis of sex and age between 40-80 years.

Nasolaryngoscopy flexible, CT scan, Magnetic resonance, biopsy are diagnostic methods with which we select data that result in us correlations of these two pathologies.

Results: Study is based on the external pathology examination from unilateral vocal cord paralysis. In total 55 diagnosed patients.

The sample has a greater number of male participants 58.1%.The mean age was 64.2 year. The results obtained in cases of mediastinal etiology due to unilateral paralysis of vocal : Ca pulmo 35 patients (63.3%) TBC,lyphonodule 7 patients (12 %) eneurizma aortae 3 patients (5.45%) , brain surgery 3patients (5.45%)brain cancer 2 patients( 3.65%) ,thyreoidectomy 2 patients(3.65%)lung operation 1 patients (1.81%)

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