Laryngoscopy (/ˌlærɪŋˈɡɒskəpi/) is endoscopy of the larynx, a part of the throat. It is a medical procedure that is used to obtain a view, for example, of the vocal folds and the glottis. Laryngoscopy may be performed to facilitate tracheal intubation during general anaesthesia or cardiopulmonary resuscitation or for surgical procedures on the larynx or other parts of the upper tracheobronchial tree.
The Laryngoscope is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal in the field of otolaryngology. It was established in 1896 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Triological Society. The editor-in-chief is Michael G. Stewart (Weill Cornell Medical College ). According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.442, ranking it 12th out of 41 journals in the category "Otorhinolaryngology".