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Open Access 16.08.2022 | Original Article

Position Statement of the Union of European Phoniatricians (UEP): Fees and Phoniatricians’ Role in Multidisciplinary and Multiprofessional Dysphagia Management Team

The need for multidisciplinary and multiprofessional management of dysphagia is constantly increasing and creating a major challenge for healthcare professionals and society, especially in terms of professional expertise and human resources. The …

12.08.2022 | Review

Esophageal Dysfunction in Post-lung Transplant: An Enigma

The prevalence of lung transplants has increased over the years, albeit with a low survival rate amongst all solid organ transplants, including liver and heart transplantation. Microaspiration is one of the primary mechanisms that has been …

12.08.2022 | Original Article

Head and Neck Virtual Coach: A Randomized Control Trial of Mobile Health as an Adjunct to Swallowing Therapy During Head and Neck Radiation

Dysphagia is a common consequence of head and neck radiation and may be mitigated by performance of swallowing exercises during radiation treatment. Given historically poor adherence to such exercise protocols, we created a mobile health …

11.08.2022 | Original Article

Relationship Between Pharyngeal Residues Assessed by Bolus Residue Scale or Normalized Residue Ratio SCALE and Risk of Aspiration in Head and Neck Cancer Who Underwent Videofluoroscopy

Dysphagia affects 60–75% of patients treated for head and neck cancer (HNC). We aimed to evaluate the association between residue severity and airway invasion severity using a videofluoroscopic swallowing study and identify risk factors for poor …

Open Access 11.08.2022 | Original Article

Dosages of Swallowing Exercises Prescribed in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Medical Record Audit

This study investigated how swallowing exercise dosage is recorded, and what swallowing exercise dosages are reported in a stroke rehabilitation setting. We additionally explored the relation between mean daily swallowing repetitions and …

Über diese Zeitschrift

Dysphagia is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to swallowing and its disorders. The journal's purpose is to provide an international source of information to physicians and other health professionals interested in this emerging field. Its scope includes all aspects of normal and dysphagic ingestion involving the mouth, pharynx, and esophagus. Accordingly, the journal will draw on expertise from a variety of disciplines including gastroenterology, neurology, otolaryngology, radiology, dentistry, rehabilitation medicine, speech pathology, nursing, dietetics, medical administration, and the basic biomedical sciences. The journal is intended to contribute to the development of this field by fostering communication between interested professionals, by setting forth existing knowledge, and by stimulating further research. Submission of contributions that advance the understanding of normal swallowing as well as those related to dysphagia, its diagnosis, and its clinical management, is encouraged. Dysphagia has been organized in collaboration with leading medical specialists is this field. The journal publishes original papers, technical and instrumental notes, letters to the Editor, and review articles. A separate section contains abstracts of selected papers from the current literature. Reviews of books or monographs and announcements about national or international associations and conferences related to ingestion and dysphagia are published as space is available. The journal assures expeditious review of submitted manuscripts and prompt notification of the authors.

Volume 12/1997 - Volume 37/2022
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