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The electromagnetic larynx

Current treatment options for a bilateral vocal cord palsy (tracheostomy, posterior cordotomy, arytenoidectomy) are suboptimal, with a focus primarily on a static means of airway restoration at the expense of voice production and potentially swallow safety. This paper reports on...

Romet Electronic Larynx

Romet Electronic Larynx is the oldest family-owned and operated supplier of Electronic Larynx devices in the world.

Work and the risk and carcinoma of the larynx

This is a census on the national cancer registry in France to detect professions at a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx. During the period 2001-2016 there were 244 registered cases of cancer of the larynx. Amongst...

Medication and its effect on the larynx

This article summarises different medications and their effect on the voice. A growing number of patients we see in clinic are on multiple medications that could affect vocal cord function. The author summarises different classes of medications and their potential...

Erasmus Darwin and the larynx – but why is it where it is and when?

Charles Darwin’s grandfather was not only on to where we all came from by the end of the 18th century, but dared to declare it in verse whilst resident in Lichfield Cathedral Close. This needed exceptional temerity, since not only...

Are upper respiratory symptoms and macroscopic changes in children always due to gastro-oesphageal reflux?

In children, symptoms such as chronic cough, wheezing, stridor, voice changes, persistent asthma and dental erosion are often presumed to be due to gastro-oesophageal reflux and empirical treatment with PPIs is offered. Usual investigations, such as a barium meal, gastroscopy...

Patient positioning for transnasal flexible laryngoscopy

The position of a patient’s head during flexible nasendoscopy to visualise the larynx does not usually require much consideration – adequate views are almost always obtained with a patient sitting in a neutral position. Occasionally however, there will be patients...

Romet announces new distributor in UK & Ireland. Additional distributors sought globally.

Tommy R. Dodson, President of Fountain Head Marketing dba Romet Electronic Larynx, is pleased to announce that Severn Healthcare Technologies Limited has been selected to become the exclusive authorised distributor of Romet branded electronic larynx devices in the UK & Ireland.

Laryngeal Physiology for the Surgeon and Clinician – Second Edition

This second edition is a short (110 pages), succinct and concise book. I don’t usually like reading physiology textbooks, but I found this one very interesting. It is written in a manner which is easy to read and digest. It’s...

Clinical Laryngology

This book provides a comprehensive approach to clinical laryngology incorporating anatomical, physiological, pathological, functional and structural aspects of laryngology. All chapters are up to date and provide useful information, especially following chapters are very well written with lot of images,...

Laryngology (Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Series)

A fantastic overview of the various aspects of laryngology including clinical assessment and diagnoses, disorders of the larynx and basic anatomy and physiology. Each chapter is divided into short sub-sections making it easy to follow and access specific topics. Each...