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Table 1 Unilateral vocal fold paralysis patient cohort characteristics

From: Evaluating the timing of injection laryngoplasty for vocal fold paralysis in an attempt to avoid future type 1 thyroplasty

Age Gender Etiology Length of follow-up months Number of injections Time of thyroplasty type-I
Immediate group (n = 21)
46 F Thyroidectomy 48 1 No
53 F Idiopathic 48 3 No
43 F Parathyroidectomy 14 2 No
74 M Neck Ca (chemo/XRT) 30 3 No
66 M Lung Ca 12 1 No
25 M Neck stab injury 24 2 No
41 F Throidectomy 16 1 No
23 M Gunshot to C1 19 3 No
72 M Lung Ca 13 2 Yes (13)
53 F Thyroidectomy 12 3 No
72 M Lung Ca 12 1 No
82 M Lung Ca 12 2 No
66 M Lung Ca 14 2 No
49 F Thyroidectomy 17 2 No
50 F Breast Ca 12 1 No
75 M Lung Ca 12 1 No
39 M Thyroidectomy 12 1 No
66 M Lung Ca 14 3 No
70 M Lung Ca 12 1 No
66 M Mediastenoscopy 16 3 No
70 M Lung Ca 12 2 No
Early group (n = 17)
66 M Lung Ca 12 1 No
77 M Idiopathic 12 2 Yes (12)
48 F Thyroidectomy + XRT 24 2 No
70 F Lung Ca 12 1 No
62 F Lung Ca 12 1 No
63 F Lung Ca 24 2 No
66 F Aortic Surgery 12 2 No
68 M Lung Ca 30 2 No
59 M Idiopathic 12 1 No
65 M Lung Ca 16 2 No
46 F Mediastenscopy 14 1 Yes (10)
80 M Idiopathic 20 2 No
60 M Lung Ca 14 2 No
84 F Idiopathic 36 2 No
78 M Mediastinal Ca 12 1 No
70 F Lung Ca 14 2 No
40 F NP Ca/XRT 30 2 No
Late group (n = 28)
70 F NP Ca (XRT) 36 1 Yes (13)
58 F Thyroidectomy 60 3 No
84 F Lung Ca 14 1 No
72 F Lung Ca 14 1 Yes (8)
59 M Lung Ca 24 1 Yes (14)
64 M Carotid Surgery 16 1 Yes (20)
67 F Idiopathic 20 2 Yes (22)
36 F Idiopathic 60 3 Yes (40)
61 M Idiopathic 60 3 Yes (26)
40 F Schwanoma skull base 50 3 Yes (38)
68 M Lung Ca 36 1 Yes (20)
49 F Idiopathic 72 7 Yes (50)
71 F Lung Ca 16 1 No
30 F Idiopathic 36 2 Yes (30)
60 F Aortic surgery 20 2 Yes (18)
62 M Aortic surgery 30 1 Yes (25)
70 M Idiopathic 48 2 Yes (24)
61 F Lung Ca 13 1 Yes (12)
60 M Lung Ca 24 1 Yes (16)
47 M Idiopathic 36 1 Yes (12)
50 M Palatectomy/maxillectomy 16 2 Yes (16)
56 M Idiopathic 32 3 No
42 F Idiopathic 21 2 Yes (15)
65 F Lung Ca 14 1 No
49 M Lung Ca 74 2 Yes (74)
62 M Lung Ca 28 2 No
40 F Thyroidectomy 20 1 No
71 M Idiopathic 25 3 No