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Freudenberg’s InHealth launches hands free valve for post-total laryngectomy

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InHealth Technologies, maker of Blom-Singer voice restoration and ENT products and a business unit of Freudenberg Medical, has launched Blom-Singer SpeakFree HME Hands Free Valve created for people who have undergone a total laryngectomy.  

A total laryngectomy is a surgical procedure in which the larynx or voice box is removed resulting in loss of speech. SpeakFree HME is the first single-use heat and moisture exchange (HME) cartridge with an adjustable valve that does not require manual closure to speak. A daily disposable HME, SpeakFree enables hands-free speech for individuals with a tracheoesophageal puncture and voice prosthesis. The product is adjustable to match an individual’s activity and offers flexibility to choose between hands free or digital occlusion.  

Bethany Anke, vice president and general manager of InHealth Technologies, said: “This product is a game changer and demonstrates InHealth’s…

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