Laryngeal Model Provides Framework For Surgical Advances

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To test novel techniques for managing laryngeal hemiplegia, more commonly referred to as "roaring," a research team from Cornell University has created a working model of the equine larynx.

Dysfunction of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve resulting in paralysis, either partial or complete, of the left arytenoid cartilage is a common cause of poor performance in athletic horses.

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