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Laryngeal prosthesis

Summary Information: Laryngeal prosthesis

Laryngeal prosthesis: A laryngeal prosthesis is a valve that is placed in a surgically created opening (fistula) between the trachea and the esophagus to allow air to flow from the lungs through the device into the upper airway to allow speech.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Laryngeal prosthesis

These diseases are related to the medical device Laryngeal prosthesis:

  • For speech after laryngectomy (removal of the larynx)

Other Names For Laryngeal prosthesis

  • Taub laryngeal prosthesis
  • Voice prosthesis
  • Indwellng voice prosthesis
  • Indwelling laryngeal prosthesis

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