Among their topics are voice: a historical perspective, etiologies of voice disorders, the diagnostic voice evaluation, survey of voice management, and rehabilitation of the laryngectomized
A randomized controlled trial of early oral feeding in laryngectomized
A study by Vilaseca et al in 49 laryngectomized
patients found mean scores on the UW-QOL that ranged from 72 for taste to 89 for chewing.
Levine, "Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration in laryngectomized
patient with tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis," Clinical Imaging, vol.
His doctoral dissertation was the result of his work on ENT oncology and the results of his dissertation greatly improved the quality of life of laryngectomized
Adams, "Dysphagia in laryngectomized
patients," Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
There are two crucial moments for the laryngectomized
patient in coping with diagnosis and treatment: the possibility of death, associated to cancer and fear of surgery, and the understanding of all of the changes that will take place, especially the loss of oral communication .
Psychological morbidity in spouses of laryngectomized
cancer patients: factors related to the probability of its occurance.
An unusual way of tracheal stoma cleaning could end up with foreign body aspiration in a laryngectomized
(2,3) published two reports on [alpha]-amylase levels in tracheobronchial secretions: one involving laryngectomized
patients and the other involving tracheotomized patients.
The material is organized in nine chapters: Voice: an Historical Perspective, Anatomy and Physiology, Some Etiologic Correlates, Pathologies of the Laryngeal Mechanism, The Diagnostic Voice Evaluation, Instrumental Measurement of Voice, Survey of Voice Management, The Professional Voice, and Rehabilitation of the Laryngectomized