In Videofluorscopic Studies of Speech in Patients with Cleft Palate , Drs. M.L. Skolnick and E.R. Cohn present multiview videofluoroscopy as a technique for the radiological evaluation of speech defects in patients with cleft palate. Dr. Skolnick's invaluable contributions as both the originator and leading authority on the subject are discussed in a concise, clinical fashion. Topics examined include the anatomy and imaging of the velopharyngeal portal; the equipment and techniques of multiview videofluoroscopy; the interpretation of results and various patterns of velopharyngeal closure; Passavant's Ridge and patterns of velopharyngeal closure; normal and abnormal speech production; and the evaluation of test results. This book is the only source which concisely and completely describes the technique and its interpretations for those who need a description of the clinical procedure.
1 Why Image the Velopharyngeal Portal.- 2 How to Image the Velopharyngeal Portal.- 3 Equipment for Multiview Videofluoroscopy.- 4 Techniques of Multiview Videofluoroscopy.- 5 Anatomy of Velopharyngeal Portal.- 6 Interpretation of the Videofluoroscopic Study.- 7 Congruence of Portal Dimensions Among Multiple Views.- 8 Patterns of Velopharyngeal Closure in the Nonpharyngeal Flap Patient.- 9 Passavant's Ridge.- 10 Patterns of Velopharyngeal Closure in Patients with Pharyngeal Flaps.- 11 Fundamental Principles of Normal Speech Production.- 12 Speech Patterns of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction.- 13 Preparing the Patient and Obtaining Cooperation.- 14 The Speech Protocol.- 15 Ratings and Report Writing.- 16 The Cleft Palate Team.- 17 Ethical Concerns.
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