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27.11.2020 | Letter

Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding the Article Entitled “Treatment Effects for Dysphagia in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review”

This letter is a response to the Letter to the Editor by Ghaemi et al. (2020), in which we discuss the comments made by Ghaemi et al. and conclude that, despite a minor error in wording, our systematic review provided an accurate reflection of the …

25.11.2020 | Letter

Letter to Editor Regarding the Article Entitled “Treatment Effects for Dysphagia in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review”

This letter is written to inform an important error in the methodology section of a systematic review article entitled “Treatment Effects for Dysphagia in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review” by Dalal Alali et al., which …

23.11.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Is Dysphagia Under Diagnosed or is Normal Swallowing More Variable than We Think? Reported Swallowing Problems in People Aged 18–65 Years

Eating and drinking are fundamental to the physical and mental well-being of humankind. Eating and drinking are the essential components of identity and connections across society [ 1 , 2 ]. Limitations in how we eat and drink have a profound …

19.11.2020 | Original Article

High-Volume Billing and Reimbursement Trends for Endoscopic Swallowing Studies in the Medicare Population

The aim of this study is to delineate the reimbursement trends in fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing with sensory testing (FEESST) and without sensory testing (FEES) in relation to that of speech-language pathology’s (SLP) portion of …

19.11.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Effects of Tongue-Strengthening Self-Exercises in Healthy Older Adults: A Non-Randomized Controlled Trial

Tongue-strengthening exercises (TSE) using a device have been proposed as an intervention for improving tongue strength and endurance. However, devices for TSE have been expensive and difficult to manipulate and are not commonly used in home or …

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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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