Electrolarynx

A battery-operated device that makes a humming sound. It is used to help a person talk after removal of the larynx (voice box).
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2011
2011
The most common artificial voice source for post-laryngectomy speech rehabilitation is the handheld buzzer or electrolarynx (EL… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE Current electrolarynx (EL) devices produce a mechanical speech quality that has been largely attributed to the lack of… (More)
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2009
2009
UNLABELLED Three individuals with total laryngectomy were studied for their ability to control a hands-free electrolarynx (EL… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE The electrolarynx (EL) is a widely used device for alaryngeal speech, but it requires manual operation and produces voice… (More)
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2006
2006
Electrolarynx (EL) speech provides a valuable means of verbal communication for the laryngectomees. Yet EL speech tends to be… (More)
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2005
2005
A large percentage of patients who have undergone laryngectomy to treat advanced laryngeal cancer rely on an electrolarynx (EL… (More)
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2004
2004
We constructed a prototype of an electrolarynx whereof the fundamental frequency (hereafter pitch for simplicity) can be adjusted… (More)
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2003
2003
The electrolarynx provides a valuable means of verbal communication for people who cannot use their natural voice-production… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
This two-part investigation assessed functional outcomes related to communication (including amount of speech therapy… (More)
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1993
1993
The electrolarynx (EL) provides a valued means of verbal communication for people who have lost their larynx. Existing ELs have… (More)
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