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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2019, Vol. 46 Issue (3): 418-422    DOI: 10.12891/ceog4659.2019
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Laryngostroboscopic findings in postmenopausal women
P.T. Okasaki1, G.P. Korn2, J.C. Neto2, N.A. de Brito Melo3, R.B. Cahali1, E. Araujo Júnior4, *(), F.A. Suzuki1
1Otorhinolaryngology Service, Institute of Medical Assistance to the State Public Servant of São Paulo (IAMSPE), São Paulo, Brazil
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Paulista School of Medicine - Federal University of São Paulo (EPM-UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil
3Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Parnaíba
4Department of Obstetrics, Paulista School of Medicine - Federal University of São Paulo (EPM-UNIFESP), São Paulo (Brazil)
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Abstract  

Purpose of investigation: To describe the most frequent laryngostroboscopic findings in postmenopausal women. Materials and Methods: A prospective cross-sectional study was performed in postmenopausal women. The subjects were divided into two groups according to the presence or absence of changes in their voice pattern. All the subjects underwent a videolaryngostroboscopy examination. Stroboscopy parameters, presence of edema, and other findings were assessed. The groups were compared using the chi-square and Fisher's exact tests. Results: In total, 92 women were selected, 25 of whom reported changes in their voice pattern, 25 did not report any changes, and 42 were excluded. When comparing the groups with and without changes in their voice pattern, a significant difference was found only in the thyroid-stimulating hormone levels (1.88 ± 0.86 vs. 2.55 ± 1.06, respectively; p = 0.023). No significant differences were observed in any of the stroboscopy parameters, such as the presence of edema and other findings. Conclusion: Laryngoscopic findings in postmenopausal women are independent of changes in the voice pattern.

Key words:  Laryngoscopy      Postmenopausal      Dysphonia     
Published:  10 June 2019     
*Corresponding Author(s):  E. ARAUJO JÚNIOR     E-mail:  araujojred@terra.com.br

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P.T. Okasaki, G.P. Korn, J.C. Neto, N.A. de Brito Melo, R.B. Cahali, E. Araujo Júnior, F.A. Suzuki. Laryngostroboscopic findings in postmenopausal women. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2019, 46(3): 418-422.

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