Design and Optimization of an Injectable Biomaterial for Vocal Fold Augmentation.

Friedman, Rosario.
2017-04-24T15:10:00.231Z

Abstract: The vocal cords, located in the larynx, are used to create sound. When tissues in the vocal fold are damaged, the associated muscles become atrophied, or other problems arise in the larynx, and it often becomes difficult or impossible to speak. There are many forms vocal fold damage can take, such as nerve damage, muscle atrophy, or superficial scarring from cancer removal, and many trea... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012173
ID: tufts:21911
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