Objective: To compare voice quality as defined by formant analysis using sustained vowel in patients who had undergone a partial glossectomy with a group of normal subjects.
Design: Single-center, cross-sectional cohort study.
Setting: Adult tertiary oncology referral unit.
Patients: Twenty-six patients (19 male) who underwent partial glossectomy and 31 healthy volunteers (18 male) participated in our study.
Kazi R, Prasad V, Kanagalingam J, Georgalas C, Venkitaraman R, Nutting C, Clarke P, Rhys-Evans P, Harrington K. P147 Analysis of Formant Frequencies in Patients With Oral or Oropharyngeal Cancers Treated by Glossectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):894. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.894-a