Published in Health and Medicine Week, February 20th, 2006
In a "prospective randomized controlled trial," otolaryngologists in Egypt assessed "the efficacy and safety of radiosurgical excision of benign superficial vocal fold lesions."
"Fifty patients with benign superficial vocal fold lesions (20 vocal nodules, 27 vocal polyps and 3 Reinke edema) who failed conservative therapy were included in the study," explained S.M. Ragab and coauthors at Tanta University. "They were equally randomized into cold knife or radiosurgical excision."
"Clinical and voice assessments were done preoperatively and after...
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