Vocal Nodule and Polyp by Microlaryngoscopy and Cold Instruments
Keywords:Hoarseness, speech, endoscopy, voice
Aim and Objective: To evaluate the usefulness of voice handicap index and seventy degree endoscopy for
assessment of speech.
Materials and Method: The study was conducted in the department of Otorhinolaryngolgy,tertiary care
hospital,between 2018 to 2019.
Results: Total of 42 cases underwent micro laryngeal surgerywithout any complications.voice Handicap
index (VHI) and 70 degree scopy assessed after 10days, 1st month and 3rd month interval .All cases improved
voice on 10th day and symptoms were gradually decreased. Before surgery mean was 82.43 changed to
17.31 on 10th day to 1.45 on 3rd month follow up.p value <0.005
Conclusion: Early diagnosis is important to rule out malignant changes in cases with hoarseness of voice and
early treatment with microlarynoscopy is very effective shows significant improvement on voice handicap
index and endoscopy and with patients satisfaction.
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