[Comparative evaluation of the voice prosthesis after laryngectomy].


Voice quality was assessed in 44 laryngectomized patients using 13 subjective and 8 objective criteria. All patients were using either esophageal voice. Servox vibrator or a voice prosthesis. Five of eight patients with voice prostheses had secondary tracheo-esophageal punctures. Subjective assessment showed better results for most of the criteria in favor… (More)