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would improper intubation causes vocal cord paralysis?


Posted by caring lady

My friend had pneumonectomy due to mesothelioma in the left lung.After the surgery ,his voice was gone.does the intubation has anything to do with the voice loss or the surgery itself?.thank you
 
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Proper or not, intubation is associated with vocal cord complications.  Improper intubation is actually more likely associated with brain damage & death (if not caught in time) since the patient isn't being properly oxygenated. 
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