Amanda Hu

Articles

Hearing Loss in Singers: A Preliminary Study
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 120-124

Singers need good hearing; however, they may be exposed to loud noises during their musical activities. The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence and type of hearing loss (HL) in singers. Billing records identified patients who had ...

The Effect of Oral Topical Anesthesia on the Characteristics of Voice
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 92-97

Although oral topical anesthesia is used routinely before rigid laryngeal endoscopy, no study has determined whether oral topical anesthesia changes voice quality. Our goal was to determine the effects of topical anesthesia on voice. Adult patients presenting to a laryngology ...

Management of Supraglottic Stenosis Using a Novel Stent Design
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 515-517

Objectives: To present a novel design for a stent for management of a traumatic supraglottic web. Methods: Case report and literature review (PubMed 1964-2013). A 48-year-old man was presented after penetrating laryngeal trauma. He had severe dysphonia and was tracheotomy ...

Office-Based Pulsed-Dye Laser Surgery for Laryngeal Lesions: A Retrospective Review
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 262.e9-262.e12

The 585-nm pulsed-dye laser (PDL) is used for in-office treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP), premalignant/early malignant lesions, vascular lesions, and proliferative lesions of the larynx. Reported advantages of this technique include avoidance of general anesthesia, improved efficiency, lower overall ...

Evaluating the Quality and Readability of Thyroplasty Information on the Internet
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 378-381

Objectives/Hypothesis: To assess the quality and readability of thyroplasty information available on the Internet. We conducted a Google search for "thyroplasty treatment" and analyzed the first 50 Web sites using the DISCERN instrument, the Flesch Reading Ease Score (FRES), and ...