glottis


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glottis

the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the two true vocal cords and the opening between them

glottis

[′gläd·əs]
(anatomy)
The opening between the margins of the vocal folds.
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As it was a prospectively difficult case of glottis exposure without the difficulty of mask ventilation, we chose rocuronium for better muscle relaxation and glottis exposure, thus rejected retaining spontaneous respiration.
Endotracheal tube passes through glottis and causes a continuous stimulus for provocation of haemodynamic response.
We would need to see if controlling these variables (age, weight, height, gender, exclusion of singers and wind instrument players and the glottis or disorders of the upper airways) and leaving only the race we would have values as different as these presented and then we could think of establishing a possible pattern in different countries.
The classification includes four grades (Grade I--Full view of glottis, Grade II--Supraglottisis not seen, Grade III--Epiglottis is visible while glottis is not visible, and Grade IV--Neither glottis nor epiglottis are seen).
So-called "reversible" injuries, including submucosal edema/hematoma with intact overlying mucosa as well as minor mucosal lacerations not involving the glottis and without accompanying cartilage fractures, can be treated nonoperatively.
Removal of secretions before they pass through the glottis is an important prevention mechanism for VAP" (Sole, Penoyer, et al.
The glottis showed necrotic lesions with superficial bacterial colonization and fibrin exudation but also deep heterophilic infiltration with destruction of underlying bony tissues.
Glottis malignancy revealed earlier stage of presentation at stage I in 13 of the 19 cases.
Systolic blood pressure (SBP) and heart rate (HR) were recorded after the patients entered the operating room (T1), after anesthesia induction (T2), when the glottis was exposed (T3), when the tube went into the glottis (T4), and one minute after intubation (T5).
The MMT and CLG categorise difficulty on the basis of whether the glottis and epiglottis are visualised or not.
Flexible laryngoscopy detected the presence of fibrinous material that was obstructing nearly the entire glottis.