|Nerve monitoring linked to higher risk of vocal cord paralysis|
SAN FRANCISCO – Use of intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroidectomy to avoid injuring the recurrent laryngeal nerve is counterintuitively associated with a higher risk of vocal cord paralysis, in a cohort study of data from the Nationwide ...
Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network - Fri, 02 Jan 2015 07:07
|Checkups: Swallowing button batteries can cause kids serious injuries ...|
The battery, from a DVD player remote control, burned his esophagus, closed his windpipe and paralyzed his vocal cords. A team of doctors from Cincinnati Children's repaired Emmett's esophagus using part of his colon. They used a part of his rib to ...
WCPO - Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:33
|Woman Settles for $6 Million After Crash That Left Her in Coma|
She had vocal cord paralysis and hoarseness, trouble with her vision, anemia, hypertension, liver failure and septic shock. Her total medical bills exceed $1 million. As part of the lawsuit, Ambrosio's husband, Antonio, also had a loss of consortium claim.
Connecticut Law Tribune - Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:22
|Frenzied attempt to save patient's life|
I stood by my resident's side as she paralyzed the patient and, using a large, curved laryngoscope, pulled open her mouth. Straining with her right hand to pull open the patient's jaw, she grabbed a tube from my hands that went down between the vocal ...
Philly.com - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:03
|Oregon's Steven Tessitore speaks -- by typing -- while recovering from ...|
Half of my voice box is still paralyzed but I was such a bullshitter before lol, that my remaining vocal cord is strong enough that it's coming all the way across the gap and creating enough of a seal for me to talk, which amuses my doctor and my ...
OregonLive.com - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:24
|Justus v. Rosner attorneys spar over fees|
Instead, her attorneys argued at trial, the surgeries left her in more pain than ever, unable to lift her head from her chest and with a paralyzed a vocal cord. She died in September 2012. After a seven-week trial, a jury in Henderson County Civil ...
Hendersonville Lightning - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:48
|Terry Dickson: Joe Sousa bringing all his characters back to the airwaves|
One of his vocal cords was paralyzed, and the answer was a procedure at Emory University Hospital. Sousa's voice is finally coming back, and he hopes to be back on the air Wednesday, albeit with a voice sort of like George C. Scott with a sinus problem.
Florida Times-Union - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:48
|UCP SuperStar Chloe Hoots has much to celebrate|
For one Region 8 child diagnosed with cerebral palsy, triumph means putting one foot in front of the other every day. Now that may not sound like a big thing to most of us, but for this 5-year-old from Hickory Ridge, just being alive is reward for all ...
KAIT - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:48