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Voice Disorders clinical trials at UCSF

2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people

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  • Assessment of Laryngopharyngeal Sensation in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    Study investigators have completed a study testing laryngopharyngeal sensation at specific laryngopharyngeal subsites using a novel buckling force aesthesiometer in a series of 22 healthy adults at this institution. Investigators would like to use the same device apparatus to evaluate laryngopharyngeal sensation in patients with laryngopharyngeal disorders, such as adductor spasmodic dysphonia. This study will use a tested laryngopharyngeal aesthesiometer to examine laryngeal sensation using calibrated tactile stimuli to determine differences in somatotopic perceptual strength maps of laryngopharyngeal structures between patients with laryngopharyngeal disorders and healthy controls.

    San Francisco, California

  • Correlation Between Montreal Cognitive Assessment and Voice Therapy Outcomes in the Aging Treatment- Seeking Population

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This study will investigate if the performance on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is associated or predictive of the outcomes in voice, swallowing or upper airway therapy in the older laryngology treatment seeking patients. The relationship between the scores of MoCA and parameters in therapy will be analyzed. The outcomes of this study could potentially impact how investigators determine candidacy for therapy and develop patient treatment plans to meet their needs. This is a collaborative study with Emory Voice Center and the NYU Voice Center.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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