UES Pressure During Phonation Using High-resolution Manometry and 24-h Dual-probe pH-metry in Patients with Muscle Tension Dysphonia

Abstract

Muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) is the pathological condition in which excessive tension of the (para)laryngeal musculature leads to a disturbed voice. This study was developed to investigate if differences in pressure in the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) were present in patients with MTD in comparison with normal speakers. Concurrently, all patients were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00455-011-9354-0

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