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1. (WO1992010981) SPEAKING TUBE
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Pub. No.:    WO/1992/010981    International Application No.:    PCT/US1991/009696
Publication Date: 09.07.1992 International Filing Date: 20.12.1991
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    23.06.1992    
IPC:
A61F 2/20 (2006.01)
Applicants: BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL [US/US]; 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115 (US)
Inventors: BERG, Nicholas, J.; (US)
Agent: FOX, Samuel, L.; Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, 1225 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036 (US)
Priority Data:
632,001 21.12.1990 US
Title (EN) SPEAKING TUBE
(FR) TUBE VOCAL
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention relates to a prosthetic device and more particularly to a tracheal speaking tube (1) which is received within the stoma of a laryngectomee to assist in the creation of speech. The device includes a tube (1), an air flow altering device (8) and a vibrating device (10), the vibrations of which cause an internal wall of the esophagus to vibrate to allow the laryngectomee to form speech.
(FR)L'invention se rapporte à un dispositif crée par une prothèse et, plus particulièrement, à un tube vocal trachéal placé à l'intérieur du stoma d'un sujet ayant subi une laryngectomie et servant à aider la production d'un message vocal. Le dispositif comprend un tube, un système de modification du débit d'air et un système vibratoire dont les vibrations provoquent les vibrations d'une paroi interne de l'÷sophage, ce qui permet au sujet de la production d'un message vocal.
Designated States: AU, CA, JP.
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, GR, IT, LU, MC, NL, SE).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)