Articles tagged with "vocal fold atrophy"

Treatment Success Poor for Age-Related Vocal Fold Atrophy

What is the perceived treatment success for patients with vocal fold atrophy? Background: Estimates for the number of elderly people with voice problems range from 4 percent to 30 percent. There are only a few published studies on voice therapy for age-related vocal fold atrophy and treatment outcomes of voice therapy and injection augmentation intervention. Additionally, […]

Presbyphonia Voice Therapy Effective in Older Patients

Are factors such as age, gender, degree of vocal fold atrophy and the burden of medical problems associated with voice therapy outcomes for presbyphonia? Background: Although voice therapy is generally considered the mainstay of rehabilitation for the aging voice, there is little data on its efficacy for this indication, especially with regard to the effects of […]