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Treatment protocol for carcinoma of the larynx often involves total laryngectomy, the surgical removal of the larynx. Laryngectomees can achieve voice restoration using the following alaryngeal speech methods: esophageal, electrolaryngeal, pneumatic device, and tracheosophageal speech. This poster investigates the best methods to maximize intelligibility in individuals who use alaryngeal speech.

Publication Date

Spring 2015

Keywords

intelligibility, laryngectomy, laryngectomee, alaryngeal speech, tracheosophageal speech, electrolaryngeal speech, esophageal speech

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Why alaryngeal speech has a reduced level of intelligibility and how it can be maximized

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