- First report of EMST intervention after supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL).
- The clinical pilot study was undertaken to determine the safety and efficacy of a 4-week treatment program.
- Most participants found the device easy to use and beneficial
- Demonstrated improvement in two measures: Increase in peak cough flow and decrease on the Dyspnea index
- Overall: EMST appeared to improve cough strength and reduce symptoms of shortness of breath after SCPL.