Adverse Laryngeal Effects Following Short-term General Anesthesia A Systematic Review

Elodie J. Mendels, Jan W. Brunings*, Ankie E. W. Hamaekers, Robert J. Stokroos, Bernd Kremer, Laura W. J. Baijens

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To conduct a systematic review to determine the occurrence and type of vocal cord injury, as well as the occurrence of hoarseness, in adults using an endotracheal tube or laryngeal mask during routine anesthetic care.Two reviewers independently performed a literature search using PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. The search was limited to articles published in English, German, French, or Dutch. In addition, reference lists of the included articles were searched manually.Studies describing vocal cord injury and/or hoarseness following short-term general anesthesia (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-264
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

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