An [intlink id=”163″ type=”post”]endoscopic[/intlink] procedure focused upon the larynx, performed under [intlink id=”192″ type=”post”]general anesthesia[/intlink]. A hollow lighted tube rests on the upper teeth and the base of the tongue and allows visualization of the vocal folds. An operating microscope is used to brightly illuminate and highly magnify the vocal folds. Then, tiny instruments and/or a [intlink id=”299″ type=”post”]laser[/intlink] are used to remove the abnormality from the vocal fold(s).
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