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*  Air 'leaking'?
... the precise diagnosis is velopharyngeal incompetence or velopharyngeal stress insufficiency), exercises prescribed by an ear- ...
  https://www.idrs.org/IDRSBBS/viewtopic.php?id=1208
*  Hypernasality associated with basal ganglia dysfunction: evidence from Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease [PeerJ]
The aim of the current study was to analyze acoustic and perceptual correlates of velopharyngeal seal closure in 37 PD and 37 ... Velopharyngeal nomenclature: incompetence, inadequacy, insufficiency, and dysfunction.. The Cleft Palate Journal 25:413-416 ... This leakage may result from abnormal velopharyngeal structure, which is termed velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI), and is ... In the present study, we applied an acoustic method designed for the objective evaluation of velopharyngeal insufficiency, to ...
  https://peerj.com/articles/2530/
*  2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 528.9 : Other and unspecified diseases of the oral soft tissues
Acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction. *Acquired velopharyngeal incompetence. *Acquired velopharyngeal insufficiency. *Amalgam ...
  http://www.icd9data.com/2014/Volume1/520-579/520-529/528/528.9.htm
*  Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Edentulous Patient with an Acquired Palatal Defect: A Case Report
Obturator; Speech aid; Velopharyngeal incompetence; Velopharyngeal insufficiency; Palatal lift prosthesis; Pharyngeal obturator ... On the other hand, the term velopharyngeal inadequacy describes both incompetence and insufficiency [2]. ... However, to manage velopharyngeal incompetence in cases of soft palate reduced activity another type of prosthesis is needed. ... In this classification; the term velopharyngeal insufficiency applies when some or all the soft palate anatomical structure is ...
  http://periodontics-prosthodontics.imedpub.com/prosthetic-rehabilitation-for-edentulous-patient-with-an-acquired-palatal-defect-a-case-report.php?aid=17685
*  1 - Forex currency pair explained
References 1. To begin to analyze (9. Thin-layer chromatography (2. Velopharyngeal nomenclature: incompetence, inadequacy, ... insufficiency, and dysfunction. 95; (2) 0. 5]}]; The above defines the approximations. ...
  http://forex-consultant.com/forex-currency-pair-explained.html
*  Justice Network - FaceMatters.org
The terms velopharyngeal "incompetence", "inadequacy" and "insufficiency" historically have been used interchangeably, although ... Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) is known as a failure of the separation between nose and mouth, because of an anatomical ... Velopharyngeal insufficiency includes any structural defect of the velum or pharyngeal walls at the level of the nasopharynx ... Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) can be caused by a variety of disorders (structural, genetic, functional or acquired) and is ...
  http://www.nosue.org/facematters-org/
*  Velopharyngeal insufficiency - Wikipedia
The terms velopharyngeal "incompetence", "inadequacy" and "insufficiency" historically have often been used interchangeably, ... This is an operation in which the velopharyngeal port is narrowed down and functionally improved. Velopharyngeal insufficiency ... Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) is a failure of the body's ability to temporarily close the communication between the nasal ... Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) can be caused by a variety of disorders (structural, genetic, functional or acquired) and is ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velopharyngeal_insufficiency
*  Hypernasal speech - Wikipedia
Velopharyngeal insufficiency can also occur after adenoidectomy. Velopharyngeal incompetence is a defective closure of the ... velopharyngeal insufficiency, velopharyngeal inadequacy, and velopharyngeal mislearning. Velopharyngeal insufficiency can be ... "Hypernasality - Velopharyngeal Insufficiency". Columbia University Medical Center. Archived from the original on 2012-04-03. ... Biavati, Michael J.; Sie, Kathleen; Wiet, Gregory J. (2 September 2011). "Velopharyngeal Insufficiency". Medscape Reference. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypernasal_speech
*  M.S. in Speech Language Pathology Curriculum - PDF
... and velopharyngeal insufficiency and incompetence. Prerequisite/s: SLP 6030 Augmentative and Alternative Communication in ...
  http://docplayer.net/27147456-M-s-in-speech-language-pathology-curriculum.html
*  Craniofacial Flashcards by RE Kling | Brainscape
A 7-year-old boy has hypernasality and velopharyngeal incompetence. He underwent repair of a ventricular septal defect at birth ... A number of studies document velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) in patients with HFM. This VPI results from a unilateral ... Common findings include congenital heart anomalies, clefting and velopharyngeal insufficiency, and facies that include a broad ... Common findings include congenital heart anomalies, clefting and velopharyngeal insufficiency, and facies that include a broad ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/craniofacial-5496886/packs/8232926
*  Velopharyngeal inadequacy - Wikipedia
Velopharyngeal insufficiency: The inability of the velopharyngeal sphincter to sufficiently separate the nasal cavity from the ... Johns DF, Rohrich RJ, Awada M (2003). "Velopharyngeal incompetence: a guide for clinical evaluation". Plast. Reconstr. Surg. ... Velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI) is a malfunction of a velopharyngeal mechanism. The velopharyngeal mechanism is responsible for ... These other causes are outlined in the chart below: A common method to treat Velopharyngeal insufficiency is pharyngeal flap ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velopharyngeal_inadequacy
*  Ellen Cohn - Wikipedia
Glaser, ER, (now ER Cohn) Garver, KL, Metz, MC, McWilliams, BJ, Skolnick, ML and Garrett, WS, Velopharyngeal incompetence in a ... The uses and limitations of the barium swallow in the detection of velopharyngeal insufficiency, Radiology, 135:301-304, May ... A comparative study of four methods of evaluating velopharyngeal adequacy. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 68:1-9, July ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Cohn
*  James Chang, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
... had velopharyngeal incompetence. In patients with more than 1 year of follow-up, the incidence of velopharyngeal incompetence ... The purpose of this review was to evaluate the clinical outcomes regarding velopharyngeal insufficiency and fistulization in ... The incidence of velopharyngeal incompetence requiring pharyngoplasty was equal to or lower than that seen after other types of ... The Delaire palatoplasty results in a functional palate with low risk for fistula formation and velopharyngeal incompetence. ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/james-chang
*  Insufficiency of the interni | definition of insufficiency of the interni by Medical dictionary
What is insufficiency of the interni? Meaning of insufficiency of the interni medical term. What does insufficiency of the ... Looking for online definition of insufficiency of the interni in the Medical Dictionary? insufficiency of the interni ... velopharyngeal insufficiency inadequate velopharyngeal closure, due to a condition such as cleft palate or muscular dysfunction ... 2. Synonym(s): incompetence (1) . insufficiency. reduced function. in·suf·fi·cien·cy (in'sŭ-fish'ĕn-sē) Lack of completeness of ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/insufficiency+of+the+interni
*  Corrigan's sign | definition of Corrigan's sign by Medical dictionary
velopharyngeal insufficiency inadequate velopharyngeal closure, due to a condition such as cleft palate or muscular dysfunction ... insufficiency. [in″sŭ-fish´en-se] inability to perform properly an allotted function; called also incompetence. ... velopharyngeal insufficiency. failure of velopharyngeal closure due to cleft palate, muscular dysfunction, etc., resulting in ... aortic insufficiency inadequate closure of the aortic valve, permitting aortic regurgitation.. coronary insufficiency decreased ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Corrigan%27s+sign
*  DiGeorge syndrome - Wikipedia
... velopharyngeal insufficiency, or VPI), learning disabilities, mild differences in facial features, and recurrent infections. ... particularly velopharyngeal incompetence, submucosal cleft palate, and cleft palate; characteristic facial features (present in ... This phenomenon is referred as velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI). Hearing loss can also contribute to increased hypernasality ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DiGeorge_syndrome
*  Pharyngeal flap surgery - Wikipedia
Some patients may even require secondary surgery for velopharyngeal insufficiency. It is common that individuals who have to ... the less likely the child will have developed compensatory strategies to overcome the velopharyngeal incompetence (Armour et al ... Pharyngeal flap surgery may be recommended to resolve velopharyngeal incompetence after patients prove unable to achieve ... may be able to improve speech performance in children or adults with a cleft palate who have velopharyngeal insufficiency. In ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngeal_flap_surgery
*  Ch. 13: Special Topics in Speech-Language Pathology Flashcards by Ciara Long | Brainscape
Treatment may consist of surgery, placement of a prosthetic device to compensate for the velopharyngeal incompetence, therapy ... velopharyngeal insufficiency, wide nose, small ears, almond-shaped eyes, micrognathia, microcephaly, and an elongated face. ... Communication problems include hypernasality and nasal emission in cases with clefts and velopharyngeal incompetence, as well ... Physical characteristics include mandibular hypoplasia, cleft of the soft palate, velopharyngeal incompetence, a deformed pinna ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/ch-13-special-topics-in-speech-language-p-4333114/packs/6459088
*  Right-to-Left shunts
Choanal atresia, velopharyngeal incompetence, cleft palate: Often associated with 22q11 deletion. ... vascular insufficiency, cerebrovascular accidents, and strokes. These patients require immediate rehydration or even phlebotomy ... resulting in organ vascular insufficiency. There is increased risk for bleeding abnormalities, endocarditis, stroke, brain ... decreases oxygen delivery but microcytosis worsens the effects of increased viscosity and can exacerbate vascular insufficiency ...
  https://www.clinicalpainadvisor.com/anesthesiology/right-to-left-shunts/article/581972/
*  Jayakar V. Nayak, MD, PhD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Two patients experienced postoperative velopharyngeal incompetence, which was transient. No patients had cerebrospinal fluid ... 1 patient developed mild postoperative velopharyngeal insufficiency that resolved by the 6-month follow-up evaluation. There ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/jayakar-nayak
*  Adrenal insufficiency | definition of adrenal insufficiency by Medical dictionary
What is adrenal insufficiency? Meaning of adrenal insufficiency medical term. What does adrenal insufficiency mean? ... Looking for online definition of adrenal insufficiency in the Medical Dictionary? adrenal insufficiency explanation free. ... velopharyngeal insufficiency inadequate velopharyngeal closure, due to a condition such as cleft palate or muscular dysfunction ... insufficiency. [in″sŭ-fish´en-se] inability to perform properly an allotted function; called also incompetence. ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/adrenal+insufficiency
*  Medical Home Portal - Premature Infant Follow-Up
Voice problems due to vocal cord paralysis or velopharyngeal incompetence. Parents should be educated about speech and language ... Thrombosed kidneys may atrophy over time, leading to sustained renal insufficiency and hypertension. Ongoing management may ...
  https://www.medicalhomeportal.org/diagnoses-and-conditions/premature-infant-follow-up
*  Adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in children
Children in whom submucous cleft of the palate is detected or those in whom velopharyngeal insufficiency is suspected (even if ... Potential complications include nasopharyngeal stenosis, palatal incompetence, and speech difficulties [125,126]. Tracheotomy ... standard adenoidectomy is often contraindicated due to an increased risk of developing velopharyngeal insufficiency. In these ... Surgical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea in children with severe mental insufficiency. Laryngoscope 1990; 100:507. ...
  https://www.uptodate.com/contents/adenotonsillectomy-for-obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-children
*  Palatal lift prosthesis - Wikipedia
Palatopharyngeal incompetence should not be confused with palatopharyngeal insufficiency. While palatopharyngeal incompetence ... Curtis TA, Beumer J. Speech, velopharyngeal function, and restoration of soft palatae defects. In: Beumer J, Curtis TA, ... Palatopharyngeal incompetence broadly refers to a muscular inability to sufficiently close the port between the nasopharynx and ... The physical management of palatopharyngeal incompetence by way of a palatal lift prosthesis might not be well tolerated by ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palatal_lift_prosthesis
*  Dr. Larry M. Wolford, DMD - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Wolford LM: Diagnosis and Management of Soft Palatal Clefts and Velopharyngeal Incompetence. Editor: Hudson JW, Oral and ... Wolford LM, Oelschlaeger M, Deal RE: Proplast as a pharyngeal wall implant to correct velopharyngeal insufficiency. Cleft ... Velopharyngeal Changes with Surgical Counter-clockwise Rotation of the Jaws. *Connective Tissue and Autoimmune Diseases (CT/AI) ... Wolford LM, Pitta MC, Talwar RM: Velopharyngeal Changes With Surgical Counter-Clockwise Rotation of the Jaws. AAOMS 80th Annual ...
  http://www.drlarrywolford.com/larry-m-wolford-dmd/