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The aim of this study was to evaluate vocal changes in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Nineteen children diagnosed to have ADHD according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders criteria and 19 controls were enrolled in this study. They underwent vocal perceptual evaluation and acoustic analysis.(More)
OBJECTIVE To document the prevalence of secondary airway lesions (SALs) among children with laryngomalacia (LM). STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional observational study. SETTING Single practice in a tertiary care pediatric facility. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Patients diagnosed with LM were initially identified from a prospectively kept surgical database.(More)
Vocal symptoms and acoustic measures of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are investigated in relation to the duration of the disease, stage of the disease and the degree of disability. Eighty-two patients were enrolled in this study (40 MS, 42 controls). In the MS group, the most common vocal symptoms were vocal breaks and vocal fatigue present in 10.(More)
PURPOSE This work was conducted to describe the formant frequencies in a group of Middle Eastern singers and to look for the presence of the singer's formant described in operatic singers. MATERIAL A total of 13 Middle Eastern singers were enrolled in this study. There were 5 men and 8 women. METHOD Descriptive analysis was performed to report the(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to report on the vocal technique in a group of Middle Eastern singers. SUBJECTS AND METHOD A total of 78 Middle Eastern singers were assessed. Demographic data included age, gender, training status and number of years of singing. All singers had laryngeal videoendostroboscopy. Description and grading of posture, tension, type of(More)
The aim of this prospective study is to assess the vocal changes in patients using nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). A total of 18 subjects using nasal CPAP were assessed by grading their voice perceptually as G0 for normal voice and G3 for severe hoarseness. Acoustic analysis was also performed and the following parameters were measured:(More)
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