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New standard measures for clinical voice analysis include high speed films
Author(s): Mette Pedersen; Kasper Munch
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Paper Abstract

In the clinical work with patients in a medical voice clinic it is important to have a normal updated reference for the data used. Several new parameters have to be correlated to older traditional measures. The older ones are stroboscopy, eventually coordinated with electroglottography (EGG), the Multi- Dimensional-Voice Program and airflow rates. Long Time Averaged Spectrograms (LTAS) and phonetograms (voice profiles) are calculating the range and dynamics of tones of the patients. High-speed films, updated airflow measures as well as area calculations of phonotograms add information to the understanding of the glottis closure in single movements of the vocal cords. A multivariate analysis was made to study the connection between the measures. This information can be used in many connections, also in the otolaryngological clinic.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8207, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII, 820722 (9 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.916773
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Mette Pedersen, The Medical Ctr. (Denmark)
SAS Institute, Inc. (Denmark)
Kasper Munch, The Medical Ctr. (Denmark)
SAS Institute, Inc. (Denmark)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8207:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Andreas Mandelis; Kenton W. Gregory; Nikiforos Kollias; Hyun Wook Kang; Henry Hirschberg; Melissa J. Suter; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. Ilgner; Stephen Lam; Bodo E. Knudsen; Steen Madsen; E. Duco Jansen; Bernard Choi; Guillermo J. Tearney; Laura Marcu; Haishan Zeng; Matthew Brenner; Krzysztof Izdebski, Editor(s)

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