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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2011;22(1): 30-33.
레이저를 이용한 후두 수술의 합병증
박병건1, 이상준2, 정필상2
1건양대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실
2단국대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실
Complications of Laser Surgery of Larynx
Byung-Kuhn Park1, Sang-Joon Lee2, Phil-Sang Chung2
1Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Konyang University
2Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery College of Medicine, Dankook University
Laser is a relatively recent addition to laryngeal surgery. Since their invention, laser use and applications have expanded rapidly. The use of lasers in surgery has offered a time- and cost-efficient alternative to cold surgical techniques and has been used in the treatment of numerous laryngeal pathologies, including stenoses, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, leukoplakia, nodules, malignant laryngeal disease, and polypoid degeneration (Reinke's edema). Despite the notable benefits, laser surgery is not without disadvantages. Laser heat can increase scarring and cause damage to adjacent tissue. With laser laryngeal microsurgery, there is potential for airway fire, endolaryngeal bleeding, perichondritis, chondritis, granuloma, surgical emphysema, laryngeal stenosis and web formation, postoperative edema and swallowing problem. Surgeons should be known about these complications and could manage properly.
KEY WORDS: Laser;Larynx;Complications;
중심 단어: 레이저;후두;합병증;
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