Conversion from Asai to Esophageal Speech This case report highlights the problems involved and the clinical procedures used in teaching esophageal speech to a laryngectomee who had used Asai speech for three years. Results suggest that the laryngectomee who elects to have his Asai fistula surgically removed can readily be taught esophageal speech. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   May 01, 1972
Conversion from Asai to Esophageal Speech
 
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  • Robert C. Marshall
    Veterans Administration Hospital, Portland, Oregon
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Research Article   |   May 01, 1972
Conversion from Asai to Esophageal Speech
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 262-266. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.262
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1972, Vol. 37, 262-266. doi:10.1044/jshd.3702.262

This case report highlights the problems involved and the clinical procedures used in teaching esophageal speech to a laryngectomee who had used Asai speech for three years. Results suggest that the laryngectomee who elects to have his Asai fistula surgically removed can readily be taught esophageal speech.

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