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Pan Zhuge, Huihua You, Hanqing Wang, Yulan Zhang, Huanle Du
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to analyze the voice characteristics of patients with early vocal fold polyps and to investigate the effects of voice therapy on patients. METHODS: Voice therapy was conducted on 88 patients with early vocal fold polyps in an experimental group. Laryngostroboscopy, the voice handicap index (VHI), and the dysphonia severity index (DSI) were applied to evaluate the patients' voice quality before and after treatment. Thirty-one healthy volunteers also underwent evaluation of voice quality as a control group...
November 2016: Journal of Voice: Official Journal of the Voice Foundation
Jan Ratajczak, Piotr Wójtowicz, Antoni Krzeski
INTRODUCTION: In recent years there has been an increasing number of cases of cancer, including cancer of the larynx. The choice of treatment should be primarily dictated by the complete elimination of cancer, but from the point of view of the patient, an important factor to keep in mind, is the quality of the voice that will be created at the end of the therapeutic process. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the voice quality of patients after partial surgery of the larynx with vocal fold reconstruction pedunculated sterno-thyroid muscle flap...
September 2014: Otolaryngologia Polska
F Turner, S Duflo, J Michel, A Giovanni
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this work is to analyze our preliminary results on the endoscopic vocal cords medialization by Bioplastique. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This was a retrospective study on 39 cases of unilateral laryngeal paralysis, treated with the injection of Vox-implant between May 2004 and August 2006. The evolution of the swallowing disorders was followed by video fluoroscopy. The phoniatric evaluation was based on an auto evaluation questionnaire: Voice Handicap Index 10 (VHI-10)...
2006: Revue de Laryngologie—Otologie—Rhinologie
A Jeanne G E Peeters, Christine D L van Gogh, Kim M Goor, Irma M Verdonck-de Leeuw, Johannes A Langendijk, Hans F Mahieu
Radiotherapy as well as endoscopic laser surgery as the most widely used treatment modalities for T1a glottic carcinoma cause minor morbidity and negligible mortality and result in more or less comparable, excellent cure and larynx preservation rates. Therefore, other outcome measures such as voice-related problems and health status are important factors in the choice of treatment for T1a glottic cancer. The present study focuses on voice-related problems in the daily life of patients treated by radiotherapy or endoscopic laser surgery for T1a glottic cancer...
November 2004: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
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