BackTable / ENT / Podcast / Episode #146
In-Office Laryngology Procedures: A Deep-Dive
with Dr. Lesley Childs
In this episode, Dr. Ashley Agan and Dr. Gopi Shah cover in-office laryngology procedures with Dr. Lesley Childs, Associate Professor of Laryngology, Neuro-Laryngology, and Professional Voice at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
The surgeons cover laryngologic diseases commonly treated in the clinic. Dr. Childs describes procedures she performs, including video stroboscopy for mucosal wave assessment, steroid injections for subglottic stenosis, and Botox injections for neurologic voice disorders. She also speaks to the benefits of treating patients in-office, anesthesia for in-office procedures, and the role her medical assistants play during various in-office procedures.
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, December 5). Ep. 146 – In-Office Laryngology Procedures: A Deep-Dive [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Dr. Lesley Childs
Dr. Lesley Childs is a laryngologist at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Ashley Agan
Dr. Ashley Agan is a practicing ENT and assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Gopi Shah
Dr. Gopi Shah is a practicing ENT at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
02:58 In-Office Laryngology Procedures Overview
03:49 Understanding Video Stroboscopy
05:27 Preparing for In-Office Procedures
08:09 Procedure Techniques and Patient Positioning
13:40 Anesthetic Protocol for Different Procedures
15:11 Handling Patient Reactions and Complications
26:11 Botox Injections and Anesthetic Considerations
29:08 Understanding False Vocal Folds and Abraham Cannula
35:01 Understanding the Process of Vocal Fold Botox Injections
36:06 The Risks and Challenges of Vocal Fold Injections
40:41 The Process of Vocal Fold Augmentation
52:33 The Use of Lasers in Vocal Fold Procedures
53:40 The Evolution of Vocal Fold Procedures Over Time
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