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11.02.2020 | Review Open Access

Simultaneous X-ray Video-Fluoroscopy and Pulsed Ultrasound Velocimetry Analyses of the Pharyngeal Phase of Swallowing of Boluses with Different Rheological Properties

The Ultrasound Velocity Profiling (UVP) technique allows real-time, non-invasive flow mapping of a fluid along a 1D-measuring line. This study explores the possibility of using the UVP technique and X-ray video-fluoroscopy (XVF) to elucidate the …

11.02.2020 | Original Article

Predicting Swallowing Outcomes from Objective Videofluoroscopic Timing and Displacement Measures in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy compromises swallowing efficiency and safety in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). The resulting dysphagia leads to overall morbidity, with altered diets, reduced nutritional intake, reduced …

10.02.2020 | Original Article

Prognostic Prediction of Dysphagia by Analyzing the Corticobulbar Tract in the Early Stage of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

We investigated the predictive value of the corticobulbar tract (CBT) for dysphagia using diffusion tensor tractography in the early stage of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) for dysphagia. Forty-two patients with spontaneous ICH ± intraventricular …

08.02.2020 | Original Article

Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of the Kannada Version of EAT 10

The impact of oropharyngeal dysphagia is not limited just to its physical effects such as nutritional and respiratory problems, but also influences quality of life of the patient [ 1 – 3 ]. While the physical consequences of dysphagia can include …

07.02.2020 | Original Article

Comparison of Pharyngoesophageal Segment Biomechanics Between Persons with Total Laryngectomy With and Without Dysphagia Using sEMG: A Multicentric Swallow Study

Total laryngectomy (TL) is the surgical treatment option for advanced stage of laryngeal cancer, involving the removal of larynx along with several muscles attached to it. Several anatomical changes occur following the surgery which will in turn …

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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.

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