"Larynx, Artificial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
- Larynx, Artificial
- Artificial Larynx
- Laryngeal Prosthesis
- Laryngeal Prostheses
- Prostheses, Laryngeal
- Prosthesis, Laryngeal
- Artificial Larynges
- Larynges, Artificial
- Voice Prosthesis
- Prostheses, Voice
- Prosthesis, Voice
- Voice Prostheses
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Larynx, Artificial" by people in Profiles.
Does prosthesis diameter matter? The relationship between voice prosthesis diameter and complications. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 May; 144(5):740-6.
Primary and salvage total laryngectomy. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug; 41(4):771-80, vii.