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Relevance of subglottic pressure in normal and dysphonic subjects.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17146639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical value of subglottic pressure (SGP) in normal and dysphonic subjects. "The airway interrupted method" was used to measure the intra-oral pressure. Voice samples from 60 healthy subjects and 79 dysphonic patients were recorded under normal conditions of pitch and intensity. In normal subjects, age and gender have no significant impact on mean and peak SGP. The peak SGP measurements are significantly higher in dysphonic patients and could be included in the basic clinical set of objective voice parameters. No differences could be shown between pre- and postoperative assessments or between groups of dysphonic patients.
Authors:
K Ketelslagers; M S De Bodt; F L Wuyts; P Van de Heyning
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-12-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery     Volume:  264     ISSN:  0937-4477     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-03     Completed Date:  2007-08-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9002937     Medline TA:  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  519-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, University of Antwerp, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium. katrien.ketelslagers@uza.be
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Child
Female
Glottis / physiopathology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pressure*
Severity of Illness Index
Voice Disorders / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  physiopathology*
Voice Quality

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