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24.07.2021 | Original Article

Level of Awareness, Knowledge, and Involvement of Malaysian Medical and Dental Practitioners in Dysphagia Management of Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Head and neck cancer patients are at high risk of developing dysphagia from undergoing cancer treatment. It is essential for medical and dental practitioners to recognize speech–language pathologists’ role and dysphagia symptoms to provide a …

23.07.2021 | Original Article

Hard to Swallow Results

The American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS) proposed quality measures (QMs) for performance and interpretation of esophageal manometry (EM). We implemented a quality improvement (QI) study at a large community hospital to assess …

23.07.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Progression of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Little is known regarding the optimal timing of dysphagia assessment and PEG indication in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study aims to investigate the progression of dysphagia in a cohort of ALS patients and to analyse whether there are …

20.07.2021 | Original Article

The Dosimetric Outcome of a Rotational Planning Target Volume in Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancers

An isotropic expanded Planning Target Volume (PTV) neglects patient’s off-axis rotation. This study designs a rotational PTV that is used instead of the standard 3-mm Clinical Target Volume (CTV) expanded PTV in oropharyngeal cancers with the goal …

15.07.2021 | Original Article Open Access

From DYMUS to DYPARK: Validation of a Screening Questionnaire for Dysphagia in Parkinson’s Disease

Dysphagia is a common debilitating symptom in people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), adequate screening of swallowing disorders is fundamental. The DYMUS questionnaire has shown very good characteristics for the screening of dysphagia in Multiple …

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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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