Hong Kong Med J 2007;13(Suppl 5):S15-7
Predicting the outcome of conservative (non-surgical) voice therapy for adults with laryngeal pathologies associated with hyperfunctional voice use
EML Yiu, W Wei, A van Hasselt, R Wong
Division of Speech and Hearing Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1. Conservative voice therapy is the first choice of treatment for hyperfunctional voice problems.
2. Not all dysphonic patients will benefit from voice therapy.
3. A set of instrumental and perceptual variables that can be used to predict the outcome of therapy have been developed in this study.