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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2017;28(2): 131-134.
doi: https://doi.org/10.22469/jkslp.2017.28.2.131
성대구증에서 KTP Laser를 사용한 수술적 치료 1례
정찬민1, 김지형1, 임재열1,2, 최홍식1,2
1연세대학교 의과대학 강남세브란스병원 이비인후과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 강남세브란스병원 후두음성언어의학연구소
Surgical Treatment of Sulcus Vocalis Using KTP Laser
Chan Min Jung1, Jihyung Kim1, Jae-Yol Lim1,2, Hong-Shik Choi1,2
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Laryngology, Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2Gangnam Sevrance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence  Hong-Shik Choi ,Tel: (02) 2019-3460, Fax: (02) 3463-4750, Email: hschoi@yuhs.ac
Received: 10 May 2017; Revised: June 2, 2017   Accepted: 21 June 2017.  Published online: 31 December 2017.
Sulcus vocalis remains a surgical challenge despite many recent advances in laryngomicrosurgeries. We previously reported that 585-nm Pulsed dye laser (PDL) exerts favorable outcome in treatment of sulcus vocalis due to its therapeutic effects of collagen rearrangement and improved wound remodeling. In spite of the usefulness of PDL glottoplasty for treating sulcus vocalis, the device is no more available in the country. It prompted us to focus another angiolytic laser ; 532-nm KTP laser which has similar mechanisms of action and has been used for treatment of other laryngeal lesions elsewhere. Herein, we present a case of sulcus vocalis successfully treated with KTP laser. A patient underwent laryngomicrosurgery with angiolytic KTP laser (KTP glottoplasty) by the same surgical procedure with PDL glottoplasty. After the surgery, the patient presented improved voice outcome in time without complications.
KEY WORDS: Sulcus vocalisVoice disordersPhonosurgeryLaryngoscopic surgeryKTP glottoplasty
중심 단어: 성대구증음성질환음성수술후두미세수술KTP 성대구수술
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