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Research & Reviews  174 results

Spasmodic dysphonia: An overview of clinical features and treatment options.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anl.2022.05.012
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Sanuki T

Jun 14th, 2022 - Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is considered a rare focal laryngeal dystonia characterized by task-specific voice dysfluency resulting from selective intrinsic laryngeal musculature hyperfunction. Symptoms may be attenuated by a sensory trick. Although ...

Treatment Outcome Measures for Spasmodic Dysphonia: A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.10.001
Journal of Voice : Official Journal of the Voice Foundation; Rumbach A, Aiken P et. al.

May 7th, 2022 - This systematic review aims to identify instruments used to evaluate treatment outcomes for people with spasmodic dysphonia. Electronic database (PubMed, Cochrane Library, Embase, and CINAHL) searches and hand-searching identified studies that eva...

Detection of Vocal Fold Image Obstructions in High-Speed Videoendoscopy During Connecte...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2022.01.028
Journal of Voice : Official Journal of the Voice Foundation; Yousef AM, Deliyski DD et. al.

Mar 20th, 2022 - Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (AdSD) is a neurogenic voice disorder, affecting the intrinsic laryngeal muscle control. AdSD leads to involuntary laryngeal spasms and only reveals during connected speech. Laryngeal high-speed videoendoscopy (HSV) co...

Laryngeal Vibration for Spasmodic Dysphonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03746509

Feb 11th, 2022 - Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a rare voice disorder that develops spontaneously during midlife. Patients with SD typically have a strained or choked speech and report that is takes an exhausting effort to speak. The involuntary spasms of the larynge...

Rabbit model with vocal fold hyperadduction.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anl.2022.01.008
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Takemoto N, Sanuki T et. al.

Jan 31st, 2022 - Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (AdSD) is caused by hyperadduction of the vocal folds during phonation, resulting in a strained voice. Animal models are not yet used to elucidate this intractable disease because AdSD has a difficult pathology without...

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Guidelines  1 results

Clinical Practice Guideline: Hoarseness (Dysphonia) (Update).
https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599817751030
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal ... Stachler RJ, Francis DO et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2018 - Objective This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on treating patients who present with dysphonia, which is characterized by altered vocal quality, pitch, loudness, or vocal effort that impairs communication and/or quality of life. ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Laryngeal Vibration for Spasmodic Dysphonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03746509

Feb 11th, 2022 - Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a rare voice disorder that develops spontaneously during midlife. Patients with SD typically have a strained or choked speech and report that is takes an exhausting effort to speak. The involuntary spasms of the larynge...

Brain Networks in Dystonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03042962

Nov 30th, 2021 - Task-specific primary focal dystonias (tsPFDs) are characterized by selective activation of dystonic movements during performance of highly learned motor tasks, such as writing, playing a musical instrument, speaking, or singing. Despite the recen...

Firdapse for Post-BOTOX Vocal Weakness
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05123053

Nov 17th, 2021 - Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a dystonia which results in vocal breaks. The mainstay of treatment involves injections using Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA), a neuromuscular blocker which inhibits pre-synaptic release of acetylcholine into the neuromuscul...

Effects of Vocal Exercises for Spasmodic Dysphonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03349086

May 23rd, 2019 - Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary spasms of the vocal folds resulting in a strained and strangled voice quality. This disorder is quite disabling to patients who suffer from it, particularly affecting...

Role of Ultrasound in Laryngeal Lesions
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03450694

Mar 1st, 2018 - The larynx contains the vocal cords and serves as the opening to the tracheobronchial tree. Laryngeal lesions include: benign laryngeal tumors, contact ulcers, laryngitis, laryngeoceles, malignant laryngeal tumors, spasmodic dysphonia, vocal cord ...

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News  4 results

Why Do Patients Discontinue Botulinum Toxin for Dystonia?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/139014/movement-disorders/why-do-patients-discontinue-botulinum-toxin-dystonia

May 24th, 2017 - Cynthia L. Comella, MD [[{"attributes":{},"fields":{}}]] MIAMI—Botulinum toxin injection is the first-line treatment for most focal dystonias.

Noncosmetic uses of botulinum toxin in otolaryngology
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/103773/drug-therapy/noncosmetic-uses-botulinum-toxin-otolaryngology?channel=133
Michael S. Benninger, MD, Libby J. Smith, DO, FAOCO

Nov 1st, 2015 - Botulinum toxin is commonly used to treat movement disorders of the head and neck. It was first used to treat focal eye dystonia (blepharospasm) and laryngeal dystonia (spasmodic dysphonia) and is now also used for other head and neck dystonias, m.

Hold your hoarseness: Tips for tackling challenging cases
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/57711/otolaryngology/hold-your-hoarseness-tips-tackling-challenging-cases
Heidi Splete

Feb 19th, 2013 - WASHINGTON – If your patient complains of hoarseness, how do you handle it? Although the causes of hoarseness are often obvious, many patients with hoarseness have vocal folds that appear normal, which can create a diagnostic challenge, said Dr. S.

First Guidelines for Management of Hoarseness Released
https://www.medpagetoday.com/surgery/otolaryngology/15789

Sep 1st, 2009 - Action Points Note that the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery has issued its first ever set of guidelines for treatment of dysphonia, or hoarseness. Clinicians should tell patients diagnosed with dysphonia, or hoarseness,...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →