Vibratory Asymmetry

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19 Vibratory Asymmetry Adam D. Rubin and Cristina Jackson-Menaldi The evaluation of a patient with hoarseness begins with the clinician listening to the patient’s voice. As soon as the patient…

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Decreased Vibratory Amplitude

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18 Decreased Vibratory Amplitude C. Blake Simpson The amplitude of vocal fold vibration is defined as the degree of horizontal displacement of the vocal folds during vibratory activity as viewed…

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Laryngeal Physiology

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3 Laryngeal Physiology Murtaza T. Ghadiali and Gerald S. Berke A thorough understanding of laryngeal physiology provides the foundation for the interpretation of laryngeal imaging in the evaluation of patients…

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Normal Laryngeal Variability

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6 Normal Laryngeal Variability Rebecca J. Leonard There is ample evidence of variability in the “normal” larynx. Investigators using a broad array of investigative techniques directed toward either structure or…

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Indirect Laryngoscopy

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4 Indirect Laryngoscopy Katherine A. Kendall Prior to the introduction of flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopes in the mid-1980s, indirect laryngoscopy was the most important clinical tool for viewing the larynx and…

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Flexible Laryngoscopy

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7 Flexible Laryngoscopy Yolanda D. Heman-Ackah Flexible laryngoscopy is performed to gain a dynamic assessment of the larynx during phonation. It can serve as a useful adjunct to rigid and…

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