volume 76, issue 2, P185-192 2010
DOI: 10.1590/s1808-86942010000200007
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Abstract: Patients with palatine fissure have inadequate velopharyngeal closure (VPC), with consequent vocal hypernasality which can be reduced by a basal tone. Aim: to compare VPC during a basal tone with the emission of a modal recording, in patients with repaired post-foramen palatine fissure. Materials and methods: case study with four adult men, all with repaired post-foramen palatine fissure. VPC images through nasal-pharyngoscopy during the emission o f the [a] vowel in a modal and basal recording. The images wer…

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