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Voice Prosthesis Leakage: Tips for Effective Management & Care

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How to check if your voice prosthesis is leaking and how to reduce and prevent leakage. Presented By Atos Medical A voice prosthesis is a device that needs proper care and maintenance in order to perform correctly. We’ve put together this helpful guide so you can quickly and easily identify leakage and take the necessary […]

10 Things You Should Know

10 things you should know

When you receive a cancer diagnosis, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the amount of information you receive. As you begin to digest the news and make plans, consider these 10 suggestions for moving forward more confidently.

Themistocles Gluck – The True Father Of Laryngectomy

First laryngectomy

Most head and neck surgeons and ENT-specialists may know that the first laryngectomy for cancer was performed by Billroth on 31 December 1873. Billroth´s assistant, Vincenz Czerny, had outlined the operation in experimental surgery on dogs in 1870. Three years later, Billroth performed laryngectomy on the first human patient.

Support Groups

Laryngectomy Support Groups National Support Groups Lary’s Speakeasy Facebook Group Over 4,000 members – The largest laryngectomy Facebook group in the worldProviding Hope for the Future by Supporting and Educating Each Other, our Families and the Medical Community serving the larygectomee community.Private group – Open to all laryngectomees, their caregivers/relatives, physicians, and SLPs (Listed alphabetically by […]

SLP Listing

Speech Language Pathologists Trained in Lary Care (Listed alphabetically by U.S. state, by country outside U.S.) If you’re an SLP who wishes to be listed here, please visit our Contact Us page. ALABAMA Huntsville: Ashton Sutphin Brown MCD, CCC-SLP, Huntsville Hospital, 1312 Legacy Farm Dr SE, Huntsville  AL Huntsville: Stephanie Bannon SLPHuntsville Hospital 1312 […]

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