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Voice, Airway & Swallowing Tests and Treatments

The following are some of the most common tests and treatments offered by the Rush Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders Program. Our specialist offers many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems. Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) if you have questions about specific tests or treatments not listed here.

  • 24hr pH/impedance testing

  • Awake laser treatments of the vocal folds (pKTP laser)

  • Endoscopic laser cricopharyngeal myotomy

  • Endoscopic Zenker's diverticulotomy

  • Laryngeal biopsies

  • Laryngeal botulinum toxin injections

  • Laryngeal EMG

  • Same-day high-definition videostroboscopy

  • Visualization of the trachea

  • Vocal cord injections, including injection medialization of the vocal cord

Many of these procedures are performed in the office: This helps keep you out of the hospital and allows for real-time assessment of issues that may be affecting your breathing, swallowing and/or voice.