Oropharyngeal Swallow in Younger and Older Women: Videofluoroscopic Analysis
- THE PROFESSIONAL VIEW. Sorensen, Pamela M. // Inside MS;Fall2000, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p27
Presents some food safety rules which may help those with swallowing problems avoid dehydration, poor nutrition, or the risk of aspiration pneumonia. Body positioning; Types of food to start with; Suggested texture of foods to be eaten.
- Trouble swallowing can indicate a serious disorder. McDonough, Patrick B. // North County Journal;6/29/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 26, pB2
The article offers information on the condition known as dysphagia, or having trouble swallowing.
- Evaluating Dysphagia. Spieker, Michael R. // American Family Physician;6/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p3639
Discusses about dysphagia. Epidemiology; Anatomy and physiology of deglutition; Pathophysiology.
- ACOUSTIC SIGNATURE OF THE NORMAL SWALLOW: CHARACTERIZATION BY AGE, GENDER, AND BOLUS VOLUME. Cichero, Julie A.Y.; Murdoch, Bruce E. // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Jul2002, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p623
Characterizes the swallowing sounds in dysphagic versus normal individuals. Patient characteristics; Influence of age and volume of bolus swallowed on acoustic signals generated during swallowing; Perceptual analysis of swallowing sounds; Duration of swallowing sounds.
- Treating Children With Feeding Disorders. Pressman, Hilda; Berkowitz, Merrill // ASHA Leader;10/21/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p10
Focuses on the complexity of treating children with feeding disorders according to speech-language pathologists. Association of conditioned dysphagia and learned disorder with feeding; Examples of conditioned dysphagia; Institution of a behavioral feeding program.
- Pre and post-surgical dysphagia outcome associated with posterior fossa tumour in children. Angela Morgan; Deborah Sell; Martina Ryan; Elizabeth Raynsford; Richard Hayward // Journal of Neuro-Oncology;May2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p347
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Background Swallowing impairment (dysphagia) has been reported as a possible sequela following surgical removal of posterior fossa tumours (PFT). Dysphagia may result in aspiration of food/fluid leading to respiratory tract infection, placing the patient at...
- Postpneumonectomy esophageal compression: an unusual complication Yüksel, Mustafa; Yildizeli, Bedrettin; Evman, Serdar; Kodalli, Nihat // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2005, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p180
Abstract: We report a case of postpneumonectomy esophageal compression with a complaint of dysphagia. In addition to the bronchial compression seen in postpneumonectomy syndrome, other anatomic structures, such as the esophagus, can also be affected by the extreme mediastinal shifting, and...
- Dysphagia. Owen, William // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/13/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7317, p850
Discusses medical care for dysphagia, a delay in the passage of solids or liquids from the mouth to the stomach. Diagnosis; Management of high and low dysphagia; Use of endoscopy to diagnose peptic stricture and esophageal tumors; Other causes of dysphagia, including reflux related dysmotility.
- National Dysphagia Diet: What to Swallow? McCullough, Gary; Pelletier, Cathy; Steele, Catriona // ASHA Leader;11/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 20, p16
Discusses the diet texture modification for dysphagia management. Publication published to establish standard terminology and practice applications; Proposed four levels of semisolid/solid foods; Proposed terms for liquids and correlating viscosity ranges.