New chapters in this second edition cover laryngeal dysfunction in sleep, evaluation and surgical procedures for laryngeal paralysis
and paresis, vocal fold augmentation and injectable fillers, medialization, arytenoids adduction and re-innervation, and management of swallowing disorders and aspiration.
When dogs have laryngeal paralysis
, the left side of the larynx is unable to move so depending on what is happening (breathing or swallowing), the larynx is either half open or half closed.
Impact of laryngeal paralysis
and its treatment on the glottic aperture and upper airway flow characteristics during exercise.
As a last comment, if the laryngeal paralysis
is corrected surgically, the dog's voice will be altered.
The patient was a 50-year-old woman with bilateral laryngeal paralysis
and hypoparythyroidism resulting from a thyroidectomy performed more than 30 years previously.