Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing

Susan G. Hiss, Gregory N. Postma

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Abstract

Objectives/Hypothesis: Approximately 8 million people in the United States report some degree of dysphagia annually; as the population continues to age, this will become a greater problem. A comprehensibly performed and interpreted fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing provides invaluable information for the evaluation and management of individuals with dysphagia or aspiration, or both. Study Design: Review. Methods: The state-of-the-art technique, interpretation, predictive value, and safety of fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing was reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1386-1393
Number of pages8
JournalLaryngoscope
Volume113
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aspiration
  • Dysphagia
  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
  • Swallowing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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