voice prosthesis


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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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6-mm low-pressure Blom-Singer Voice Prosthesis (In Health Technologies, Carpinteria, Calif).
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.
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.
Market size and company share data for ENT Devices market categories - Diagnostic Devices, Hearing Aid Devices, Hearing Implants, Nasal Splints and Voice Prosthesis.
ADVANTAGE accessories include the Secondary Voice Prosthesis Placement Kit and the Patient Care Kit.
Indwelling voice prosthesis (Disposable surgical set for secondary placement of prosthesis),Size: 8, Diameter: 22.