- aphagia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p160
A definition of the medical term "aphagia," which pertains to the inability to swallow, is presented.
- Hypopharyngeal schwannoma. Belafsky, Peter C.; Postma, Gregory N. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jul2004, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p453
Presents a medical case of a 57-year-old man with a 5-month history of globus and dysphagia. Diagnosis performed on the patient; Laryngeal schwannoma finding of the diagnosis.
- Dysphagia in multiple sclerosis: from pathogenesis to diagnosis. Tassorelli, Cristina; Bergamaschi, Roberto; Buscone, Simona; Bartolo, Michelangelo; Furnari, Anna; Crivelli, Paola; Alfonsi, Enrico; Alberici, Elisa; Bertino, Giulia; Sandrini, Giorgio; Nappi, Giuseppe // Neurological Sciences;Oct2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 29, p360
Abnormalities of swallowing are commonly encountered in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), especially in the most disabled patients. The disturbances usually involve oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing, although upper oesophageal sphincter dysfunction has also been detected. MS patients need to be...
- Comments on Selected Recent Dysphagia Literature. Sasaki, Clarence T.; Leder, Steven B. // Dysphagia (0179051X);May2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p144
Presents commentaries of several research materials on dysphagia. Support of using cervical auscultation as a bridge between the clinical and instrumental evaluation of dysphagia; Importance of standard precautions and real-time monitoring in dealing with any videofluoroscopic swallow...
- OTD Market Grows. // Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on the expansion of orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) and oral thin films (OTFs) as dysphagia.
- Dysphagia in stroke. // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p436
The article presents an overview of the study on the swallowing difficulty encountered by patients with neurogenic dysphagia in the U.S. The study used the videofluoroscopic swallowing examination to be able to determine the swallowing patterns of patients. This has been viewed to benefit...
- Board Recognition Brings "Comfort and Confidence" Mash, Marty // ASHA Leader;5/3/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p25
Focuses on the importance of board recognition to swallowing and swallowing disorders specialists in the U.S. Experiences of a patient with swallowing problems in seeking treatment; Impact of board recognition on health care.
- Verdict Still Out on Electrical Stimulation. Sullivan, Paula // ASHA Leader;4/13/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p2
Discusses the headline article in the March 16, 2004 issue of "The ASHA Leader" magazine, titled "Electrical stimulation aids dysphagia," written by Ianessa Humbert and Christy Ludlow. Effectiveness of electrical stimulation for the treatment of dysphagia; Research at the U.S. National...
- Editor's Corner. Edwards, Donna // Perspectives on Swallowing & Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia);Dec2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p127
No abstract available.