What is Vocal Cord Collagen Injection?

Category: Procedures


A vocal cord collagen injection is used to treat vocal cord paralysis. It adds bulk to the vocal cord to move it towards the opposite cord in order to produce sound more easily.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Aspiration 1 1
Difficulty projecting voice 1 1
Hoarseness 1 0
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vocal Cord Collagen Injection

Side effect Patients
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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