Larynx, Artificial


Artificial Larynges

Artificial Larynx

Laryngeal Prostheses

Laryngeal Prosthesis

Larynges, Artificial

Prostheses, Laryngeal

Prostheses, Voice

Prosthesis, Laryngeal

Prosthesis, Voice

Voice Prostheses

Voice Prosthesis

A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.