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Aging Voice

  • Kiyoshi Makiyama
  • Shigeru Hirano
  • Provides new insights for voice therapy, including regenerative medicine

  • Covers a wide range of topics concerning vocal folds

  • Includes valuable contributions from respected experts


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Shigeru Hirano
    Pages 1-8
  3. Hideki Kasuya, Hajime Yoshida
    Pages 27-36
  4. Hiroumi Matsuzaki, Kiyoshi Makiyama
    Pages 37-43
  5. Hiroumi Matsuzaki, Kiyoshi Makiyama
    Pages 67-74
  6. Mami Kaneko
    Pages 83-93
  7. Shigeru Hirano, Shin-ichi Kanemaru
    Pages 109-115
  8. Hideki Kasuya, Hajime Yoshida
    Pages E1-E1

About this book


This book discusses the aging voice, one of the interesting issues related to aging.

Population aging is an issue in most developed countries, where both physicians and specialists are required to improve clinical and scientific practice for elderly adults. In particular, the need for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of aging voice pathologies is increasing continually.

New developments in regenerative medicine have taken care for the aging voice to new level, and the contributors to this book use their wealth of experience in the field of the aging voice to present the latest advances in this field.

This book is a unique resource, providing new perspectives for physicians, clinicians and health care workers who are interested in the aging voice.


Population aging Vocal fold Regenerative medicine Voice therapy Geriatric care High speed digital imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Kiyoshi Makiyama
    • 1
  • Shigeru Hirano
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head Neck SurgeryNihon University, School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology-Head Neck SurgeryKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan

About the editors

Dr Kiyoshi Makiyama, 

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan

Dr Shigeru Hirano, 

Department of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

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