Thyrohyoid approach to cidofovir injection: a case study

A E Getz, J Scharf, M R Amin
Journal of Voice 2005, 19 (3): 501-3
Various techniques for injection into the larynx have been well described, including transoral injection with indirect laryngoscopy or direct laryngoscopy and transcutaneous injection through the thyroid cartilage or cricothyroid membrane. We describe a case not amenable to these techniques, in which entry through the thyrohyoid membrane for injection of cidofovir was successfully performed with a thyrohyoid approach. This technique is described, and comparisons are made with currently available techniques.

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