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Surgical therapy for swallowing disorders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9628949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a physiologic act as complex as swallowing, there are myriad causes of dysfunction that can disorder feeding and respiration with grave consequences. The appropriate diagnostic evaluation of dysphagia and aspiration along with a review of a range of surgical strategies to correct swallowing and aspiration disorders are presented in this article.
G Wisdom; A Blitzer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngologic clinics of North America     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0030-6665     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-31     Completed Date:  1998-07-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0144042     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  537-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Deglutition / physiology
Deglutition Disorders / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Pharynx / anatomy & histology
Surgical Instruments

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