laryngeal muscles

Summary

Summary: The striated muscle groups which move the LARYNX as a whole or its parts, such as altering tension of the VOCAL CORDS, or size of the slit (RIMA GLOTTIDIS).

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  1. Rubin J, Blake E, Mathieson L. Musculoskeletal patterns in patients with voice disorders. J Voice. 2007;21:477-84 pubmed
    ..In summary, physiotherapy input proved helpful in the evaluation and management of this group of patients presenting with voice problems...
  2. Van Houtte E, Claeys S, D haeseleer E, Wuyts F, Van Lierde K. An examination of surface EMG for the assessment of muscle tension dysphonia. J Voice. 2013;27:177-86 pubmed publisher
    ..sEMG was examined as a diagnostic tool to differentiate between patients with MTD and controls...
  3. Sokoloff A, Li H, Burkholder T. Limited expression of slow tonic myosin heavy chain in human cranial muscles. Muscle Nerve. 2007;36:183-9 pubmed
    Recent reports of slow tonic myosin heavy chain (MHCst) in human masticatory and laryngeal muscles suggest that MHCst may have a wider distribution in humans than previously thought...
  4. Rhee H, Steel C, Derksen F, Robinson N, Hoh J. Immunohistochemical analysis of laryngeal muscles in normal horses and horses with subclinical recurrent laryngeal neuropathy. J Histochem Cytochem. 2009;57:787-800 pubmed publisher
    ..as equine limb muscles, but not the faster contracting fibers expressing extraocular and 2B MyHCs found in laryngeal muscles of small mammals...
  5. Häger M, Durbeej M. Intrinsic laryngeal muscles are spared from degeneration in the dy3K/dy3K mouse model of congenital muscular dystrophy type 1A. Muscle Nerve. 2009;39:91-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we analyzed whether the intrinsic laryngeal muscles (ILM) are spared in the dy(3K)/dy(3K) mouse model of complete laminin alpha2 chain absence...
  6. Shinners M, Goding G, McLoon L. Effect of recurrent laryngeal nerve section on the laryngeal muscles of adult rabbits. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;134:413-8 pubmed
    To examine the effect of recurrent laryngeal nerve section on myonuclear addition and myofiber remodeling in adult rabbit laryngeal muscles.
  7. Chi F, Jing J, Dai C. Reanimation of paralyzed laryngeal muscles by electrical stimulation synchronized with inspiration. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;135:40-5 pubmed
    ..To determine the effects of electrical stimulation on denervated cat posterior cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle...
  8. Marques M, Ferretti R, Vomero V, Minatel E, Neto H. Intrinsic laryngeal muscles are spared from myonecrosis in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 2007;35:349-53 pubmed
    Intrinsic laryngeal muscles share many anatomical and physiological properties with extraocular muscles, which are unaffected in both Duchenne muscular dystrophy and mdx mice...
  9. Toniolo L, Maccatrozzo L, Patruno M, Pavan E, Caliaro F, Rossi R, et al. Fiber types in canine muscles: myosin isoform expression and functional characterization. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007;292:C1915-26 pubmed
    ..MHC-2B was restricted to specialized extraocular and laryngeal muscles, although 2B mRNA, but not 2B protein, was occasionally detected in the semimembranosus muscle...

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  1. Schmidt J, Albrecht S, Petterich N, Fechner J, Klein P, Irouschek A. [Priming technique with cisatracurium Onset time at the laryngeal muscles]. Anaesthesist. 2007;56:992-1000 pubmed
    ..However, there are no data regarding the onset of action for a priming technique measured at the laryngeal muscles although these muscles are of great importance for conditions of intubation and patient safety...
  2. Ferretti R, Marques M, Pertille A, Santo Neto H. Sarcoplasmic-endoplasmic-reticulum Ca2+-ATPase and calsequestrin are overexpressed in spared intrinsic laryngeal muscles of dystrophin-deficient mdx mice. Muscle Nerve. 2009;39:609-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The intrinsic laryngeal muscles (ILM) are protected and do not undergo myonecrosis...
  3. Smythe G. Dystrophic pathology in the intrinsic and extrinsic laryngeal muscles in the mdx mouse. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;38:323-36 pubmed
    This study aimed to characterize the laryngeal muscles in the mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
  4. Chhetri D, Neubauer J, Berry D. Graded activation of the intrinsic laryngeal muscles for vocal fold posturing. J Acoust Soc Am. 2010;127:EL127-33 pubmed publisher
    Previous investigations using in vivo models to study the role of intrinsic laryngeal muscles in phonation have used neuromuscular stimulation to study voice parameters...
  5. Riede T. Subglottal pressure, tracheal airflow, and intrinsic laryngeal muscle activity during rat ultrasound vocalization. J Neurophysiol. 2011;106:2580-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Subglottal pressure, tracheal airflow, and electromyographic (EMG) data from two intrinsic laryngeal muscles were measured during 22-kHz and 50-kHz call production in awake, spontaneously behaving adult male rats...
  6. Elemans C, Mead A, Rome L, Goller F. Superfast vocal muscles control song production in songbirds. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2581 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, birds now join the list of vertebrate classes in which superfast muscle kinetics evolved independently for acoustic communication...
  7. Cheetham J, Radcliffe C, Ducharme N, Sanders I, Mu L, Hermanson J. Neuroanatomy of the equine dorsal cricoarytenoid muscle: surgical implications. Equine Vet J. 2008;40:70-5 pubmed
    ..Studies are required to define more accurately and completely the neuroanatomy of the equine dorsal cricoarytenoid muscle as a prerequisite for developing a neuroprosthesis for recurrent laryngeal neuropathy...
  8. Van Houtte E, Van Lierde K, Claeys S. Pathophysiology and treatment of muscle tension dysphonia: a review of the current knowledge. J Voice. 2011;25:202-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent knowledge introduced MTD as a bridge between functional and organic disorders. This review addresses the causal and contributing factors of MTD and evaluates the different treatment options...
  9. Elemans C, Laje R, Mindlin G, Goller F. Smooth operator: avoidance of subharmonic bifurcations through mechanical mechanisms simplifies song motor control in adult zebra finches. J Neurosci. 2010;30:13246-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with this view is the presence of high fidelity at every level of motor control, from telencephalic premotor areas to superfast syringeal muscles...
  10. Kumai Y, Ito T, Udaka N, Yumoto E. Effects of a nerve-muscle pedicle on the denervated rat thyroarytenoid muscle. Laryngoscope. 2006;116:1027-32 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effects of the nerve-muscle pedicle (NMP) method on the rat thyroarytenoid (TA) muscle after transection of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN)...
  11. Marina M, Marie J, Birchall M. Laryngeal reinnervation for bilateral vocal fold paralysis. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;19:434-8 pubmed publisher
    ..On the other hand, the procedure is not simple. This review explores the recent literature on surgical technique and factors that may contribute to the success...
  12. Smerdu V, Cvetko E. Myosin heavy chain-2b transcripts and isoform are expressed in human laryngeal muscles. Cells Tissues Organs. 2013;198:75-86 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of MyHC isoforms is known to be wider in the functionally more specialized laryngeal muscles. Though mRNA transcripts of the MyHC-2b gene were found to be expressed in certain human skeletal and ..
  13. Thomas L, Joseph G, Adkins T, Andrade F, Stemple J. Laryngeal muscles are spared in the dystrophin deficient mdx mouse. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2008;51:586-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, the disease spares some muscles. The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of dystrophin deficiency on 2 intrinsic laryngeal muscles, the posterior cricoarytenoid and the thyroarytenoid, in the mouse model.
  14. Kwak P, Friedman A, Lamarre E, Lorenz R. Selective reinnervation of the posterior cricoarytenoid and interarytenoid muscles: an anatomical study. Laryngoscope. 2010;120:463-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Selective reinnervation for bilateral vocal fold paralysis has been successful in animal models and shows promise in humans, but detailed, surgically relevant measurements for performing this in the human larynx are not readily available...
  15. McLoon L, Thorstenson K, Solomon A, Lewis M. Myogenic precursor cells in craniofacial muscles. Oral Dis. 2007;13:134-40 pubmed
    Craniofacial skeletal muscles (CskM), including the masticatory (MM), extraocular (EOM) and laryngeal muscles (LM), have a number of properties that set them apart from the majority of skeletal muscles (SkM)...
  16. Paoletti O, Fraire M, Sanchez Vallecillo M, Zernotti M, Olmos M, Zernotti M. [The use of fibrolaryngoscopy in muscle tension dysphonia in telemarketers]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2012;63:200-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This report aims to compare the laryngeal features in telemarketer patients with MTD versus non-dysphonic control subjects...
  17. Smith A, Denny M, Shaffer L, Kelly E, Hirano M. Activity of intrinsic laryngeal muscles in fluent and disfluent speech. J Speech Hear Res. 1996;39:329-48 pubmed
    ..present experiment was to determine if stuttering is associated with unusually high levels of activity in laryngeal muscles. Qualitative and quantitative analyses of thyroarytenoid and cricothyroid recordings from 4 stuttering and 3 ..
  18. Kooijman P, de Jong F, Oudes M, Huinck W, van Acht H, Graamans K. Muscular tension and body posture in relation to voice handicap and voice quality in teachers with persistent voice complaints. Folia Phoniatr Logop. 2005;57:134-47 pubmed
    ..Moreover, the results are indicative for the importance of assessment of muscular tension and body posture in the diagnosis of voice disorders...
  19. Zealear D, Swelstad M, Sant Anna G, Bannister R, Billante C, Rodriguez R, et al. Determination of the optimal conditions for laryngeal pacing with the Itrel II implantable stimulator. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001;125:183-92 pubmed
    ..To determine the optimal stimulus paradigm, electrode orientation, and configuration of an implantable stimulator used to reanimate the posterior-cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle in case of bilateral vocal fold paralysis (BVFP)...
  20. Suzuki T, Connor N, Lee K, Bless D, Ford C, Inagi K. Age-related alterations in myosin heavy chain isoforms in rat intrinsic laryngeal muscles. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002;111:962-7 pubmed
    ..This study examined young, old, and denervated rat laryngeal muscles (lateral thyroarytenoid, lateral cricoarytenoid, and posterior cricoarytenoid) to examine differences in ..
  21. Zealear D, Billante C, Courey M, Netterville J, Paniello R, Sanders I, et al. Reanimation of the paralyzed human larynx with an implantable electrical stimulation device. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:1149-56 pubmed
  22. Wu Y, Baker M, Marie J, Crumley R, Caiozzo V. The plasticity of denervated and reinnervated laryngeal muscle: focus on single-fiber myosin heavy-chain isoform expression. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;130:1070-82 pubmed
  23. Zheng H, Zhou S, Li Z, Chen S, Zhang S, Huang Y, et al. [Reinnervation of the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle by the phrenic nerve for bilateral vocal cord paralysis in humans]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2002;37:210-4 pubmed
    ..To reestablish the respiratory abduction of the paralyzed vocal cord through reinnervation of the posterior cricoarytenoid(PCA) muscle by the phrenic nerve in humans...
  24. Paniello R, West S, Lee P. Laryngeal reinnervation with the hypoglossal nerve. I. Physiology, histochemistry, electromyography, and retrograde labeling in a canine model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2001;110:532-42 pubmed
    ..At sacrifice, the laryngeal muscles were stained for adenosine triphosphatase to determine the ratio of type I to type II fibers...
  25. Suzuki T, Connor N, Lee K, Leverson G, Ford C. Laryngeal-respiratory kinematics are impaired in aged rats. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002;111:684-9 pubmed
    ..Because of the serious and pervasive nature of dysphagia and communicative impairments in the elderly, research that specifically examines the manifestations and causes of these impairments is of great importance...
  26. Tóth A, Szucs A, Harasztosi C, Matesz K, Pucsok K, Miko I, et al. Intrinsic laryngeal muscle reinnervation with nerve-muscle pedicle. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;132:701-6 pubmed
    ..To test the application of the nerve-muscle pedicle (NMP) technique for selective reinnervation of previously denervated posterior cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle...
  27. Katada A, Nonaka S, Adachi M, Kunibe I, Arakawa T, Imada M, et al. Functional electrical stimulation of laryngeal adductor muscle restores mobility of vocal fold and improves voice sounds in cats with unilateral laryngeal paralysis. Neurosci Res. 2004;50:153-9 pubmed
    ..We conclude that FES of the paralyzed laryngeal adductor muscle was effective in restoring adduction of the vocal fold and improving voice sounds impaired by unilateral laryngeal paralysis...
  28. Alipour F, Titze I. Active and passive characteristics of the canine cricothyroid muscles. J Voice. 1999;13:1-10 pubmed
    ..The passive properties of the pars recta and pars obliqua portions are similar to those of thyroarytenoid muscle...
  29. Briggs M, Schachat F. Early specialization of the superfast myosin in extraocular and laryngeal muscles. J Exp Biol. 2000;203:2485-94 pubmed
    ..An atypical MyHC, MyHC IIL, has also been identified in laryngeal muscles that have similarly fast contractile properties...
  30. Nagai H, Ota F, Connor N. Effect of deficits in laryngeal sensation on laryngeal muscle biochemistry. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2005;114:352-60 pubmed
    ..Our purpose was to examine differences in biochemical properties of laryngeal muscles following sensory nerve ablation...
  31. Sataloff R, Mandel S, Mann E, Ludlow C. Practice parameter: laryngeal electromyography (an evidence-based review). J Voice. 2004;18:261-74 pubmed
    ..There is an urgent need for evidence-based research addressing other applications in the use of laryngeal EMG for other applications...
  32. Birchall M, Idowu B, Murison P, Jones A, Burt R, Ayling S, et al. Laryngeal abductor muscle reinnervation in a pig model. Acta Otolaryngol. 2004;124:839-46 pubmed
    ..To develop a large animal model for studies of laryngeal abductor reinnervation...
  33. Rhee H, Lucas C, Hoh J. Fiber types in rat laryngeal muscles and their transformations after denervation and reinnervation. J Histochem Cytochem. 2004;52:581-90 pubmed
    The intrinsic laryngeal muscles cricothyroid (CT) and thyroarythenoid (TA) differ in myosin expression...
  34. Knight M, McDonald S, Birchall M. Intrinsic muscles and distribution of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in the pig larynx. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;262:281-5 pubmed
    ..These results facilitate detailed reinnervation studies in the pig laryngeal transplant model...
  35. Wu Y, Baker M, Crumley R, Caiozzo V. Single-fiber myosin heavy-chain isoform composition of rodent laryngeal muscle: modulation by thyroid hormone. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000;126:874-80 pubmed
    ..Currently, it is not clear whether this phenomenon is unique to canine laryngeal muscle or occurs in all mammals...
  36. Burnett T, Mann E, Cornell S, Ludlow C. Laryngeal elevation achieved by neuromuscular stimulation at rest. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2003;94:128-34 pubmed
    ..Paired muscle stimulation produced significantly greater elevation than single muscle stimulation and could assist with laryngeal elevation in dysphagic patients with reduced or delayed laryngeal elevation...
  37. Angsuwarangsee T, Morrison M. Extrinsic laryngeal muscular tension in patients with voice disorders. J Voice. 2002;16:333-43 pubmed
    ..It is postulated that palpation of extrinsic laryngeal muscles can yield important information about internal laryngeal postures and diagnosis of muscle misuse voice ..
  38. Hoh J. Laryngeal muscle fibre types. Acta Physiol Scand. 2005;183:133-49 pubmed
    The internal laryngeal muscles have evolved to subserve the highly specialized functions of airways protection, respiration, and phonation...
  39. Fisher D, Szenohradszky J, Wright P, Lau M, Brown R, Sharma M. Pharmacodynamic modeling of vecuronium-induced twitch depression. Rapid plasma-effect site equilibration explains faster onset at resistant laryngeal muscles than at the adductor pollicis. Anesthesiology. 1997;86:558-66 pubmed
    ..To reconcile these apparently conflicting findings, we determined vecuronium's pharmacokinetics and its pharmacodynamics at both the adductor pollicis and the laryngeal adductors...
  40. Ludlow C. Central nervous system control of the laryngeal muscles in humans. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2005;147:205-22 pubmed
    ..This review discusses the control of the human laryngeal muscles for some of these different functions...
  41. Boutsen F, Cannito M, Taylor M, Bender B. Botox treatment in adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a meta-analysis. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2002;45:469-81 pubmed
    ..This result, together with methodological limitations and lack of standardization in BT efficacy research, justifies caution when making inferences regarding BT treatment benefit in adductor spasmodic dysphonia...
  42. Maranillo E, Leon X, Ibanez M, Orus C, Quer M, Sanudo J. Variability of the nerve supply patterns of the human posterior cricoarytenoid muscle. Laryngoscope. 2003;113:602-6 pubmed
    ..The goal of the present study was to establish an accurate morphological description of the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle nerve supply in a large sample of human larynges...
  43. Wingate J, Ruddy B, Lundy D, Lehman J, Casiano R, Collins S, et al. Voice handicap index results for older patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia. J Voice. 2005;19:124-31 pubmed
    ..Results indicated no significant correlation between VHI scores and voice severity or SRRS ratings. The current study suggests further study of voice outcomes with older adults with ADSD is needed...
  44. Li Z, Lehar M, Nakagawa H, Hoh J, Flint P. Differential expression of myosin heavy chain isoforms between abductor and adductor muscles in the human larynx. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;130:217-22 pubmed
    ..This study examines the differential expression of myosin heavy chain (MyHC) components in human laryngeal muscle groups...
  45. Kingham P, Birchall M, Burt R, Jones A, Terenghi G. Reinnervation of laryngeal muscles: a study of changes in myosin heavy chain expression. Muscle Nerve. 2005;32:761-6 pubmed
    ..Four months after repair, the MyHC expression in the PCA was near normal, suggesting that our model reduces the risk of synkinesis and ensures the accurate muscle reinnervation required for full functional recovery...
  46. Connor N, Suzuki T, Lee K, Sewall G, Heisey D. Neuromuscular junction changes in aged rat thyroarytenoid muscle. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002;111:579-86 pubmed
    ..Direct study of NMJ morphology in laryngeal muscles is important to our understanding of age-related decrements in voice and swallowing...
  47. Altman K, Atkinson C, Lazarus C. Current and emerging concepts in muscle tension dysphonia: a 30-month review. J Voice. 2005;19:261-7 pubmed
    ..The modern theory of hoarseness is that there are multifactorial etiologies contributing to the voice problem. The hypothesis of this study is that muscle tension dysphonia is multifactorial with various contributing etiologies...
  48. Haslinger B, Erhard P, Dresel C, Castrop F, Roettinger M, Ceballos Baumann A. "Silent event-related" fMRI reveals reduced sensorimotor activation in laryngeal dystonia. Neurology. 2005;65:1562-9 pubmed
    ..To study with fMRI the pattern of sensorimotor activation in patients with spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia) compared to healthy controls...
  49. Kersing W, Jennekens F. Age-related changes in human thyroarytenoid muscles: a histological and histochemical study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2004;261:386-92 pubmed
    ..Significant myopathic changes including mitochondrial abnormalities develop in the thyrovocalis muscle with age and may play a role in the functional deficit of the larynx in old age...
  50. Tsai T, Chang S, Ho C, Kou Y. Role of ATP in the ROS-mediated laryngeal airway hyperreactivity induced by laryngeal acid-pepsin insult in anesthetized rats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2009;106:1584-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The latter may in turn promote the release of ATP to activate P2X receptors, resulting in sensitization of capsaicin-sensitive laryngeal afferent fibers and LAH. ..
  51. Yamada T, Saito H, Kimura Y, Kubo S, Sakashita M, Susuki D, et al. CpG-DNA suppresses poly(I:C)-induced TSLP production in human laryngeal arytenoid fibroblasts. Cytokine. 2012;57:245-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that human arytenoid fibroblasts strongly induce TSLP production with stimulation by double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), which can be inhibited by CpG-DNA and participate in immune allergic responses. ..
  52. Berke G, Mendelsohn A, Howard N, Zhang Z. Neuromuscular induced phonation in a human ex vivo perfused larynx preparation. J Acoust Soc Am. 2013;133:EL114-7 pubmed publisher
    ..voice control are better conducted using a living human larynx in which parametric stimulation of individual laryngeal muscles is possible...
  53. McFarland D, Tremblay P. Clinical implications of cross-system interactions. Semin Speech Lang. 2006;27:300-9 pubmed
  54. Boucher V, Ayad T. Physiological attributes of vocal fatigue and their acoustic effects: a synthesis of findings for a criterion-based prevention of acquired voice disorders. J Voice. 2010;24:324-36 pubmed publisher
    ..and Effects of 'Critical Fatigue'") presents the results of analyses of compensatory effects in three laryngeal muscles by reference to EMG observations of one subject in conditions of vocal loading...
  55. Van Lierde K, D haeseleer E, Baudonck N, Claeys S, De Bodt M, Behlau M. The impact of vocal warm-up exercises on the objective vocal quality in female students training to be speech language pathologists. J Voice. 2011;25:e115-21 pubmed publisher
    ..vocal warm-up (WU) program-focused on the improvement of the dynamics of the extrinsic and intrinsic laryngeal muscles-on the objective vocal quality in Dutch female students who are getting trained to be speech language ..
  56. Tedla M, Valach M, Carrau R, Varga I, Profant M, Mráz P, et al. Impact of radiotherapy on laryngeal intrinsic muscles. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269:953-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Loss of muscle mass after irradiation correlates with clinical observations of muscle weakness and decreased function in patients who undergo radiotherapy...
  57. Xu W, Han D, Hou L, Zhang L, Zhao G. [Laryngeal electromyographic characteristics of vocal fold immobility]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2006;41:653-6 pubmed
    ..To investigate the characteristics of laryngeal electromyography and evoked electromyography in vocal fold immobility...