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Presbyphonia: a review

Kendall, Katherine

Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery: June 2007 - Volume 15 - Issue 3 - p 137–140
doi: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e328166794f
Speech therapy and rehabilitation: Edited by Katherine A. Kendall

Recent research has led to greater understanding of the physiologic and cellular factors involved in the aging of laryngeal tissues, and concurrent advances in treatment promise improvements in clinical outcomes. This article reviews the current medical literature with respect to the age-related clinical and pathological changes in the larynx leading to presbyphonia.

Park Nicollet Health Services, Department of Otolaryngology, St Louis Park, Minnesota, USA

Correspondence to Katherine Kendall, Park Nicollet Health Services, Department of Otolaryngology, 3800 Park Nicollet Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416, USA

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.