Articles about Case Studies

Cricothyroid Muscle Botulinum Toxin Injection to Improve Airway for Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis, A Case Series
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 96-99

Bilateral vocal fold paralysis most commonly results from iatrogenic trauma to the recurrent laryngeal nerve during surgical procedures in the anterior neck. Patients may require tracheostomy because of acute or gradual onset of dyspnea and airway compromise. The intralaryngeal injection ...

Leiomyosarcoma of Larynx as a Metachronous Tumor of Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Case
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 242-245

Leiomyosarcomas (LMSs) are malignant tumors of smooth muscles accounting for 5-6% of all soft tissue sarcomas. They are mostly seen in the gastrointestinal tractus, the uterus, and the retroperitoneum. Soft tissue sarcomas comprise <1% of all laryngeal malignancies, most of ...

Inclusive Education Policy In the Hong Kong Primary Music Classroom
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 130ff

An education reform policy and inclusive education policy have been implemented in Hong Kong for over a decade. As more students with special educational needs have entered the mainstream education system under these policies, Hong Kong's primary music classrooms offer ...

In-Office Excision En Masse of a Vocal Process Granuloma Using the Potassium-Titanyl-Phosphate Laser
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 93-95

In-office laryngeal surgery is taking on a more commonplace role in the treatment of laryngeal disorders. The potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser has been a resourceful adjunct to the management of patients with mucosal lesions of the vocal cords. However, a paucity ...

Bilateral In-Office Injection Laryngoplasty as an Adjunctive Treatment for Recalcitrant Puberphonia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 221-223

Puberphonia or mutational falsetto is a voice disorder seen in male adolescents. It is defined as the failure of the voice to change from the high pitch of early childhood to the low pitch of adulthood. Puberphonia is usually treated ...

Features of Vocal Fold Adductor Paralysis and the Management of Posterior Muscle in Thyroplasty
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 234-241

Objective: To present the pathologic characteristics of unilateral recurrent nerve adductor branch paralysis (AdBP), and to investigate the management of posterior cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle on the basis of our experience of surgical treatment for AdBP. Four cases of AdBP, in ...

Music Teacher Stress In the Era of Accountability
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 104-116

While there is an established body of literature on teacher stress and on the factors that may make music teaching uniquely stressful, there has been little or no research on how the recent era of accountability influences music teacher stress. ...

Building a Collaborative Commons Within Public Education: Victoria's Cooper Smith Music Library Collection. A Case Study - Part 2 of 2
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 8-12

The Cooper Smith Music Library Collection (CSMLC) holds over 9,000 sets of choral octavos, vocal and instrumental jazz charts, musicals, ukulele arrangements, and string orchestra selections. It houses a large inventory of string instruments available for rent, two pianos, a ...