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