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Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology) : Procedures We Perform

Ear, Nose & Throat at MUSC Children's HospitalFollowing are some of the procedures performed in Ear, Nose & Throat:

  • Cleft lip and palate repair
  • Surgery for velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) - palatoplasty, sphincter pharyngoplasty and pharyngeal flap surgery
  • Laryngotracheal reconstruction - repair of narrowing of the larynx (voicebox) or trachea (windpipe); often this procedure is performed to remove a tracheostomy tube
  • Cochlear implantation - operation to restore hearing for deaf children
  • Repair of microtia - operation to build a new external ear for children born with malformed or absent external ears
  • Videostroboscopy - procedure used to identify causes of voice abnormalities in children
  • Comprehensive care of tracheostomy-dependent children

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