ABOUT THAT VOCAL CORD
remain inside Cory’s throat for life, shining in a neon color that no one will see. After about an hour, the surgery was done. Cory still stared without sight as he lay inert on the table.
After he recovered from the surgery, Cory had to undergo one more procedure before we could go home. The vocal cord is normally held under tension by the same cartilage that fails in LH. Now that the cartilage was not functional, that vocal cord could be removed. This would open Cory’s airway further and reduce the harmless