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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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Objective: To evaluate the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with idiopathic and non-idiopathic vocal cord paralysis (VCP).
1, 4) The decision was based on parental concerns, as well as the fact that the baby could be weaned from ventilator early, and the siblings had a spontaneous recovery of vocal cord mobility.
We also hypothesized that in patients with bilateral vocal cord paralysis the quality of voice and speech is significantly lower compared to the healthy subjects.
Diagnostic investigation for vocal cord paralysis included a head, neck and chest CT scan, excluding lymphadenopathy, malignancy or aneurysms.
However, five patients (three women and two men) were excluded from the analysis because of the lack of visible vocal cords, even with a videolaryngoscope.
The predominant site of involvement was the vocal cords in 44 cases (88%).
All the patients had lesions in the larynx and only 1/3rd of the patients had lesions in the trachea may be due to low volume high pressure cuffs in the trachea and unyielding walls of the tube exerting constant pressure on the vocal cords, arytenoids and subglottic region.
Los Angeles, United States -- Young singing sensation Sam Smith on Tuesday saw a US specialist for vocal cord problems after he canceled more dates following an intense touring schedule.
Just as you allow other parts of your body to rest and recover, you must also do the same for your vocal cords.
After repeated failures of locating the epiglottis or vocal cords with the FFB, we put Trachway stylet into the oropharynx to assist identifying glottic structures.
London, January 15 ( ANI ): Art Garfunkel has announced that he will return to the stage four years after suffering a paralysis of the vocal cords.
Since both recurrent laryngeal nerves were not visualized during the surgery and a CMAP was not obtained, a GlideScope visualization of the vocal cords by the anesthesiologist was requested by the surgeon.