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- Respiratory and laryngeal measures of children and women with bilateral vocal fold nodules. Sapienza, Christine M.; Stathopoulos, Elaine T. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Dec94, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p1229
Examines the relationship between disordered voice production of children and women, specifically bilateral vocal nodules and respiratory function. Laryngeal aerodynamic/acoustic observations; Chest wall kinematic observations; Disordered voice production versus normal voice production;...
- Unmasking Voice Disorders. Von Berg, Shelley // ASHA Leader;10/23/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p6
Part II. Discusses the characteristics of a voice disorder called paradoxical vocal fold movement (PVFM). Description of a PVFM episode; Difficulties in diagnosing PVFM; Influence of psychosocial issues on PVFM.
- Chronic voice abuse and bilateral vocal fold cysts. Sataloff, Robert T.; Hawkshaw, Mary // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec1996, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p768
Presents a case study of a 29-year-old woman suffering from chronic voice abuse and bilateral vocal fold cysts. Description of bilateral, slightly asymmetric fluid-filled masses which deformed on contact; Resection of both masses during surgery; Follow-up therapy.
- A Quantitative Output-Cost Ration in Voice Production. Berry, David A.; Verdolini, Katherine; Montequin, Douglas W.; Hess, Markus M.; Chan, Roger W.; Titze, Ingo R. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p29
Presents information on a study which proposed a quantitative output-cost ratio for objective use in voice production and is defined as the ratio of the acoustic output intensity to the collision intensity of the vocal folds. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study;...
- GLOTTAL CONFIGURATION, ACOUSTIC, AND AERODYNAMIC CHANGES INDUCED BY VARIATION IN SUTURE DIRECTION IN ARYTENOID ADDUCTION PROCEDURES. Inagi, Katsuhide; Ford, Charles N.; Connor, Nadine P.; Bless, Diane M.; Suzuki, Tatsutoshi; Nakajima, Masami // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Oct2002, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p861
Examines the role of arytenoid adduction, a phonosurgical procedure in reducing posterior glottal gap size and improving voice. Variation of suture direction; Identification of optimal combination of factors for reducing glottal gap; Production of arytenoid muscles through suture tension.
- LARYNGOSCOPIC CLINIC. Bilateral vocal fold polyps with occult sulcus mucosal bridge. Johnson, Colleen N.; Eller, Robert L. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p248
The article focuses on the occurrence of bilateral vocal fold polyps with occult sulcus mucosal bridge. Histopathologically, mucosal bridges of the glottis consist of a central axis of connective tissue covered circumferentially by stratified squamous epithelium. In some cases, a mucosal bridge...
- Sporadic failure of botulinum toxin treatment in usually responsive patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia
Galardi, G.; Guerriero, R.; Amadio, S.; Leocani, L.; Teggi, R.; Melloni, G.; Comi, G. // Neurological Sciences;Aug2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p303 G. Galardi R. Guerriero S. Amadio L. Leocani...
Botulinum toxin (BT) injections into vocalis (thyroarytenoid) muscle is currently considered the first-choice treatment for adductor spasmodic dysphonia, producing improvement for an average period of 3 months. In our experience, sporadic failure of BT efficacy can occur even in patients usually...
- Organic Pathology and Functional Dysphonia. Sataloff, Robert T.; Hawkshaw, Mary J.; Spiegel, Joseph R. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jan1999, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p16
Details the case of a woman who had been aphonic since a benign vocal fold polyp removal. Description of the woman's vocal fold polyp; Treatment for the woman's functional dysphonia.
- Study: Botox Shots Restore Voices, Confidence to Voice
Disorder Patients; Lasting Effects Seen in Three-Year Study of
People With Spasmodic Dysphonia. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;4/28/2004, p28
In a study, at University of Michigan it has been found out that an injection of Botulinum toxin type A, helps restore the voices and the confidence of people with a voice disorder caused by spasms in their vocal cord muscle. During the study period, 23 of the patients had a second Botox...