Suspension Microlaryngoscopy
Video-Laryngoscopy
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Forceps grabbing lesion of left
vocal cord.
This benign-looking polyp arising from right arytenoid turned out to be a rhabdomyosarcoma
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In suspension microlaryngoscopy, a rigid videolaryngoscope is introduced into the pharynx and suspended.   Surgery is performed using the the operating microscope which magnifies the image and delivers the laser beam.  Also, notice the video monitor that allows the surgeon and the anesthesiologist to visualize the larynx.  In this picture, there is no endotracheal tube; anesthesia is delivered by Venturi Jet technique.
Various laryngoscopes.
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Various laryngoscopes
Papilloma of Right Vocal Cord
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