Accession Number : ADD011356
Title : Metallic Aid and Technique in Fitting Voice Prosthesis.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Cantu,E
Report Date : 14 Aug 1984
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : A metallic insert for use in radiographically fitting a voice prosthesis to a post-laryngectomy patient is described which comprises an elongate, generally cylindrically shaped cast metal member sized to fit snugly within the housing of a dummy prosthesis whereby the fit of the prosthesis can be accurately assessed radiographically in minimum time and with optimal fit to the individual patient.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Prosthetics, Voice communications, Inserts, Patients, Larynx, Surgery
Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE