Vocal fold injection is an extremely important and helpful procedure for a variety of voice disorders. Flexible endoscopic guided trans-oral vocal fold injection has the advantage of (1) being minimally invasive (2) avoiding an open surgical procedure; (3) having a short learning curve to accomplish necessary injection technique; (4) direct visualization of injection site (5) safely converting to an office based procedure; (6) reducing the costs associated with a hospital or surgical based procedure and (7) providing the patient a speedy recovery with excellent voice results.
Dr. Hudson is in private practice in Reno, Nevada with a staff including a nurse practitioner, office manager and technician. With approximately 12 ENTs in Reno, Dr. Hudson was looking to expand and recapture business.
Point-of-care imaging in the otolaryngology practice has become an effective tool for thousands of physicians and their staff. The option for immediate diagnosis combined with the low radiation dose increase the level of patient care and can improve patient outcomes. The scanners are endorsed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery and have an accreditation program approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).