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Voice Disorders Final Exam

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- Stoma is between the trachea and esophagus - Prosthesis inserted to enable voice production Allows air into the esophagus, which is vibrated to produce sound phonation Placed from the posterior tracheal wall and the anterior esophageal wall You can close the stoma with your finger or one way valve Patient is at risk for aspiration around or through the TEP

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Characteristics of a tracheo-esophageal puncture (TEP)

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