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voice pros·the·sis

(voys pros-thē'sis)
Any device used to produce a sound source for the voice; used by patients who have undergone laryngectomy or tracheostomy.

voice prosthesis

A device that synthesizes the human voice. It is used in patients who have undergone laryngeal surgery.
See also: prosthesis
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Hilgers, "The indwelling voice prosthesis for speech rehabilitation after total laryngectomy: a safe approach," Otolaryngologia Polska, vol.
Other important components of the application will include a prescription for the device from your child's primary care physician, a detailed description and price of the recommended equipment, and letters in support of medical necessity from physicians, parents, teachers and therapists which attest to the medical need for the voice prosthesis. Major vendors have funding representatives on staff and information available on how to submitt a complete application to an insurance company.
Even though I was told before surgery that I would be able to speak using the voice prosthesis, I was not aware of the pitfalls and difficulties that I might face and that this method of speaking is imperfect.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (USD) within market segments - Electrolarynx and Voice Prosthesis Request a PDF Sample copy of this report @ https://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/2111402 Companies Mentioned: Atos Medical AB Griffin Laboratories Inc Servona GmbH Hood Laboratories Freudenberg Medical LLC The report also provides company shares and distribution shares data for each of these market segments, and global corporate-level profiles of the key market participants.
Major factors contributing to the growth of the global ENT devices market include high prevalence of chronic sinusitis, rising geriatric population, favorable reimbursement scenario for ENT procedures in developed countries, rising adoption of minimally invasive ENT procedures, increasing presence of prominent players in the ENT devices market, and technological advancements However, changes in the reimbursement policy for Tracheoesophageal Voice Prosthesis (TEP) devices in the U.S., high cost of CO2 lasers, and high cost and lack of reimbursement for hearing aids are factors that are likely to restrict the growth of this market during the forecast period.
InHealth Technologies' newest addition to the ADVANTAGE indwelling voice prosthesis product line is the 16 Fr.
Certain problems associated with voice prosthesis and risk of complications involved in ENT surgeries might hinder the market for ENT examination chairs over the forecast period.
Vocal rehabilitation after total laryngectomy using the Provox voice prosthesis. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 1993;18:359-64.