Laryngeal pacemaker – acute and chronic electrode implantations in pig larynx

Gerhard Förster & Andreas Müller
Introduction: In patients with bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis (B-RLNP) and at least unilateral syncinetic re-innervation an electrical pacing of the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle (PCA) could become an option for improving breathing in foreseeable future. An important aspect in the concept[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]