Sensory Neuropathic Cough (SNC)
Sensory Neuropathic Cough, Part I: Coughing That Won’t Go Away
Sensory neuropathic cough is a chronic cough condition that does not respond to the usual treatments. Many individuals who have been coughing for years find relief from treatment with “neuralgia” medications.
Sensory Neuropathic Cough, Part II: Medications
In this video, Dr. Bastian introduces potential medications to treat sensory neuropathic cough.
See also: sensory neuropathic cough (SNC) in the encyclopedia.
Smoker’s Polyps (aka Polypoid Degeneration or Reinke’s Edema)
This video illustrates how smoker’s polyps can be seen more easily when the patient makes voice while breathing in (called inspiratory phonation). During inspiratory phonation, the polyps are drawn inward and become easier to identify.
See also: polypoid degeneration and inspiratory phonation in the encyclopedia.
Spasmodic Dysphonia Video
Spasmodic Dysphonia: A Peculiar Voice Disorder
Dr. Robert Bastian reviews the various types and subtypes of spasmodic dysphonia. Numerous voice examples are included, along with video of the vocal folds.
Spasmodic Dysphonia: When Botox Disappoints
In this video, Dr. Bastian discusses common problems with Botox treatment for spasmodic dysphonia and offers clear, practical advice to increase the effectiveness of these treatments.
See also: spasmodic dysphonia in the encyclopedia.
Tracheal Stenosis: Before and After
In this video, trachea (windpipe) blockage causes shortness of breath until the narrowed segment is removed. You will see views of the trachea before and after surgical repair.
Post-Radiation Hypopharyngeal Stenosis
People with larynx or pharynx (voice box or throat) cancer often undergo radiation therapy as part of their treatment regimen. An uncommon complication is stenosis (narrowing, scarring) of the entrance to the upper esophagus at the junction of the throat and esophagus. This video provides an example of this disorder.
See also: stenosis in the encyclopedia.
Swallowing Trouble 101
Swallowing Trouble 101
This video gives an overview of how swallowing works, how it can sometimes go wrong, and possible ways to treat those problems.
See also: phases of swallowing, presbyphagia, cricopharyngeal dysfunction, swallowing therapy, and cricopharyngeal myotomy