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  • J. K. Zuur, Suzana Habitzreuter Muller, Frederique de Jongh, Nico van Zandwijk, F. J. M. Hilgers
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and…
  • 2005
  • Total laryngectomy results in a permanent disconnection of the upper and lower airways and inevitably leads to chronic pulmonary complaints like frequent involuntary coughing, increased sputumContinue Reading
  • Kai Johannes Lorenz, Klaus Groll, Annemieke H. Ackerstaff, F. J. M. Hilgers, Heinz Maier
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • 2006 (First Published: 19 December 2006)
  • Excellent results have been reported with the use of voice prostheses for the rehabilitation of laryngectomees. Patients, however, consider it a disadvantage that the tracheostoma must be closedContinue Reading
  • Liset Lansaat, B J de Kleijn, F. J. M. Hilgers, Bernard F A M van der Laan, Michiel W M van den Brekel
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 February 2017)
  • Evaluation of short- and long-term clinical feasibility and exploration of limitations and advantages of a new automatic speaking valve (ASV) for laryngectomized patients with integrated HME, theContinue Reading
  • Eduard B van der Houwen, Tjouwke A van Kalkeren, Wendy J. Post, F. J. M. Hilgers, Bernard F A M van der Laan, Gijsvertus J. Verkerke
  • Medicine
  • Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT…
  • 2011 (First Published: 1 June 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE To determine the geometry of (peri)stomas of laryngectomized patients in relation to patch use. This data will enable improvement of tracheostoma interfaces, specifically addressingContinue Reading
  • J. C. de Bruin-Visser, Annemieke H. Ackerstaff, Harriet Rehorst, Valesca P. Retèl, F. J. M. Hilgers
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • 2011 (First Published: 1 February 2012)
  • Smoking is the main causative factor for development of head and neck and lung cancer. In addition, other malignancies such as bladder, stomach, colorectal, kidney and pancreatic cancer have aContinue Reading
  • Cindy van den Boer, S. H. Muller, +6 authors S. van der Baan
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • 2014 (First Published: 1 November 2015)
  • After total laryngectomy, inspired air is no longer optimally conditioned by the upper airways. Impaired mucociliary clearance and histological changes of respiratory epithelium, such as loss ofContinue Reading