prosthetic speech

Monotonous speech produced by an artificial sound generator, which is required by a patient with a laryngectomy for cancer; electrical artificial larynges have a buzzing sound generator that competes with speech generated through the mouth, and thus is also ‘mechanical’ in nature

prosthetic speech

ENT Monotonous speech produced by an artificial sound generator, required by Pts with laryngectomies for CA; electrical artificial larynges have a buzzing sound generator that competes with speech generated through the mouth, and thus is also 'mechanical' in nature. See Artificial sound generator.
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Working with their local hub, NHS Innovations North, the team developed the device which measures air pressure in the patient's windpipe, allowing doctors to choose the right prosthetic speech valve to help patients talk again.
It allows doctors to choose the right prosthetic speech valve for patients who have had their larynx removed after suffering throat cancer.
Currently Medicare does not reimburse the elderly for a prosthetic speech device, although it will pay for lower and upper limb prostheses.