phonosurgery

pho·no·sur·ger·y

(fō'nō-ser'jĕr-ē),
A group of operations designed to improve or alter the voice.

phonosurgery

/pho·no·sur·gery/ (-sur″jer-e) a group of surgical procedures whose purpose is to restore, maintain, or enhance the voice.

phonosurgery

ENT A procedure on the vocal cords and adjacent tissue intended to improve the voice's timbre, tone and quality Assessment techniques Acoustic and aerodynamic measurements, laryngeal stroboscopy, manual compression, and intraoperative monitoring of voice Surgical techniques Injection, laryngeal microsurgery, laryngeal framework modification–eg, medialization thyroplasty, laser techniques. See Injection technique, Laryngeal microsurgery. Cf Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.
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He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of Graduate Hospital; President of the American Laryngological Association, the International Association of Phonosurgery, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery; and in numerous other leadership positions.
We found an improvement of symptoms in 80% of the cases with a combination of speech therapy, conservative management, and phonosurgery.
Surgical options include removal of the nodule with cold instruments, use of CO2 LASER to ablate the nodule or Endoscopic injection of steroids into the nodule and Phonosurgery type14,5.
Chapters cover respiratory and laryngeal anatomy and physiology, vocal health, evaluation, vocal pathology, neurologically-based voice disorders, vocal rehabilitation, phonosurgery, the management of head and neck cancer, vocal performance, and drug types and their effects on the voice.
El Comite de fonocirugia de la Phonosurgery Committee of the European Laryngological Society unifico los terminos basados en los aportes de Isshiki y clasifico en cuatro los tipos de tiroplastias, con base en la fisiopatogenia de la disfonia y el proposito de la cirugia.
The book begins with a detailed review of respiratory and laryngeal anatomy and physiology, then coves vocal health, evaluation, vocal pathology, neurologically based voice disorders, vocal rehabilitation, phonosurgery, management of head and neck cancer, vocal performance, and drug types and effects on the voice.
Aerodynamic and stroboscopic findings, before and after microlaryngeal phonosurgery.
A longitudinal study of voice before and after phonosurgery for removal of a polyp.
The applicability of the dysphonia severity index and the voice handicap index in evaluating effects of voice therapy and phonosurgery.
If a singer is experiencing voice-related difficulties, the physician of choice is a laryngologist who is an otolaryngologist with a subspecialty in voice disorders and phonosurgery.
He is the Past-President of the American Laryngologic Association, the President of the International Association of Phonosurgery, and Vice-President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Voice Foundation.