A Practical Guide to Laryngeal Framework Surgery

Sharat Mohan,MB BS, MS, DLO (India), DLORCS (London)

Owen Judd, FRCS

Kate Young, FRCSLT

This comprehensive manual of laryngeal framework surgery provides practical guidance on a range of procedures, including medialization, lateralization, relaxing, tensing, laryngeal resizing and management issues in children. Comprehensive assessment, planning, surgical procedures and follow up are covered in detail.

Truly international in coverage and scope, the book feature contributions from world leaders in specialist centers around the world, including the UK, USA, India, Belgium and Australia, each of whom contributes to an essential work for clinicians and students, offering expert surgical guidance, helpful hints and tips -all complemented by clear illustrations and photographic images in a stepwise approach.

A companion DVD will also be available, providing live surgical procedures, voice assessment methods, before and after treatment stroboscopy findings, and useful pearls of wisdom to enhance your practice in this field.


 Foreword by John Rubin, MD, FACS, FRCS

Foreword by Markus Hess, MD

 Preface by Sharat Mohan

 List of contributors


 Section I - Introduction

1. Introduction and European classifications of framework surgery. Declan Costello and Owen Judd

2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Larynx. Declan Costello and Owen Judd

3. Assessment of voice including principles of stroboscopy. Julian McGlashan

4. Speech and Language Therapy. Kate Young and Jane Shaw

5. Anesthesia. Navneet Narula and Alexander Phillip

Section II – Approximation Laryngoplasty

6. Type I Thyroplasty - Medialisation with custom made Implant. Sharat Mohan, Smita Bangad, Owen Judd and Kate Young

7. Type I Thyroplasty - Medialisation with Montgomery Implant. Marc Remacle and Vyas Prasad

8. Arytenoid rotation. Nupur Kapoor and Jayakumar Menon

9. Injection Medialisation Laryngoplasty. Mark Watson and Jane Shaw

Section III - Lateralisation

10. Type II Thyroplasty - Cordotomy and lateralisation procedures. Simon Carney and Theo Athanathiadis

Section IV - Relaxing

11. Type III Thyroplasty – Midline wedge. Marc Remacle and Vyas Prasad

Section V – Tensing

12. Type IV Thyroplasty - Cricothyroid approximation. Meredydd Harries and Declan Costello

13. Laryngeal resizing. James P. Thomas

Section VI – Paediatric Surgery

14. Vocal fold augmentation in children. Deepak Mehta and Prasad Thottam

Section VII – Developing Techniques

15.   Future techniques in phonosurgery. Markus Hess

Editors and Principal Authors

Sharat Mohan,MB BS, MS, DLO (India), DLORCS (London), Specialist Laryngologist (retired), Royal Derby Hospital UK. Past Director British Voice Association, UK

Owen Judd, BMedSci(Hons)  MB BS  MRCP(Glas)  FRCS(Ed)  FRCS(ORL-NHS)  FRSA  PGDipClinEd  DCH, Honorary Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham; Consultant Neurotologist and Laryngologist, Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Royal Derby Hospital, UK

Kate Young,B. App Sci (Speech Pathology) Hons, FRCSLT, Clinical Lead Speech & Language Therapist Voice / Head & Neck, Derby Voice Clinic, Royal Derby Hospital UK. Past President & Treasurer British Voice Association

Contributing Authors

Theo Athanathiadis, MB BS, PhD, FRACS, Voice Specialist, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Adelaide, Australia

Smita Bangad, ENT Specialist Surgeon, Royal Derby Hospital, UK

Simon Carney, MD, FRACS, FRCS, FRCSE, Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Consultant Surgeon, Flinders University, Australia

Declan Costello, FRCS, Consultant Laryngologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Meredydd Harries, FRCS, Consultant Laryngologist, Brighton NHS Trust, UK

Julian McGlashan, FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Honorary Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Deepak Mehta, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine & Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA

Jayakumar Menon, DLO, DNB, MS, FRCS (Glasgow), Consultant Laryngologist, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Past President, Association of Phonosurgeons of India

Navneet Narula, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Derby Hospital UK

Nupur Kapoor Nerurkar, MB BS, DORL, MS(ENT) Consultant Laryngologist and Voice Surgeon, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India; Past President, Association of Phonosurgeons of India

Alexander Philip, Anaesthetic Registrar, Royal Derby Hospital, UK

Vyas M. N. Prasad, MD, Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Alexandra Hospital, and Ng Teng Fong Hospital, Singapore.

Marc Remacle, MD, PhD, Professor of Laryngology, University Hospital and Director, Voice and Swallowing Center, CHL Luxembourg.

Jane Shaw, FRCSLT, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK

James P. Thomas, MD, Consultant Laryngologist, Portland, OR, USA

Prasad John Thottam, MD, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, USA

Mark Watson, FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK

January 2018. 230 pages. ISBN 978-1-909082-07-6. Paperback. Color illustrations. 254x178mm/7X10"

Price £110.00

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