Swallowing and Tongue Function Following Treatment for Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer
- Tongue Reconstruction Offers Hope for Oral Cancer Patients. V.D. // Journal of Dental Hygiene;Winter2003, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p6
Reports on a tongue reconstruction procedure for mouth cancer patients. Details of the procedure; Estimated number of Americans that will develop oral cancer.
- Relationships Among Subjective and Objective Measures of Tongue Strength and Oral Phase Swallowing Impairments. Clark, Heather M.; Henson, Pamela A.; Barber, William D.; Stierwalt, Julie A.G.; Sherrill, Michael // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Feb2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p40
Assesses the relationships among subjective and objective measures of tongue strength and oral phase swallowing impairments. Correlation between the specific oral phase swallowing functions of bolus manipulation, mastication and clearance and subjective ratings of tongue strength; Difference...
- Tongue squamous cell carcinoma as a possible distinct entity in patients under 40 years old. QI-GEN FANG; SHUANG SHI; FA-YU LIU; CHANG-FU SUN // Oncology Letters;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p2099
Much controversy exists in the published literature regarding the clinical course and prognosis of tongue squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in young patients. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the clinical results of tongue SCC in young patients. A total of 176 patients were included in...
- OroPress a new wireless tool for measuring oro-lingual pressures: a pilot study in healthy adults. McCormack, Joanne; Casey, Vincent; Conway, Richard; Saunders, Jean; Perry, Alison // Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation (JNER);2015, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Background: Commercially available tools for measuring oro-lingual pressures during swallowing or isometric (tongue 'pushing') tasks have either poor, or unknown, psychometric properties (stability, reliability) which means their validity in a clinical setting is unknown. A new wireless tool,...
- Age Effects on the Temporal Evolution of Isometric and Swallowing Pressure. Nikosia, Mark A.; Hind, Jacqueline A. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Nov2000, Vol. 55A Issue 11, pM634
Presents information on a study which analyzed possible age effects on the magnitude and timing of lingual pressure generation. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Lingual action in normal sequential swallowing. Chi-Fishman, Gloria; Stone, Maureen; McCall, Gerald N. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug1998, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p771
Presents information on the study which aims at gaining a better understanding of the tongue's motor flexibility and at identifying variable versus invariant lingual motor program parameters in light of changing swallowing task demands. Pseudopalate acclimatization and landmark-marking on...
- epiglottis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p277
An encyclopedia entry for "epiglottis" is presented. It refers to the flap of cartilage that lies behind the tongue and in front of the entrance to the larynx. It is usually upright to enable air to pass through the larynx and into the rest of the respiratory system. It tilts downwards during...
- tongue-swallowing. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2201
A definition of the term "tongue-swallowing" is presented. It refers to a condition in which the tongue tends to fall backward and obstruct the openings to the larynx and esophagus. The term is inaccurate as the tongue is not swallowed, though it is used frequently. The condition is due to...
- Speech and swallow function after tonsil/base of tongue resection with primary closure. Logemann, Jeri A.; Pauloski, Barbara Roa // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p918
Examines the effect of tonsil/base of tongue resection and primary closure reconstruction upon speech and swallowing functions. Selection of subjects; Administration of the Fisher Logemann Test of Articulation Competence; Comparison with recipients of anterior tongue and floor of mouth resections.