Thyroplasty types

Larynx, superior view (bottom = anterior)
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Type I-Medialisation of the vocal cord(Mnemo:Thyroid is medial)

Type II-Lateralization of cord

Type III-Shortening or relaxation

Type IV-Elongation/tensioning

To elevate pitch-Lengthen the vocal cord/tensioning

To lower the pitch-Shorten the cord.

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  1. you are really great sir…lot of questions asked for the last dnb exam

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