Pneumothorax as a complication of tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis use.

@article{Odland1988PneumothoraxAA,
  title={Pneumothorax as a complication of tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis use.},
  author={Rick M. Odland and Gerhard Adams},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1988},
  volume={97 5 Pt 1},
  pages={537-41}
}
A previously unreported association of pneumothorax and the use of a tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis is presented. A review of 44 cases revealed that two patients developed a pneumothorax requiring chest tube placement. Pulmonary barotrauma is believed to be the cause of the injury. In those patients in whom the tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis has… CONTINUE READING