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Dynamic imaging for swallowing reeducation

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Dynamic imaging is frequently indispensable for the rational treatment of disordered swallowing. The effects of test feeding techniques, bolus modification, patient positioning, and respiratory maneuvers are all best documented by visualizing and recording the swallowing of radiopacified boluses. What is seen becomes the basis of patients' reeducation in swallowing. Greatest effectiveness results when the radiologic examination is shared with those responsible for the patient's rehabilitation in swallowing.

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Siebens, A.A., Linden, P. Dynamic imaging for swallowing reeducation. Gastrointest Radiol 10, 251–253 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01893108

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Key words

  • Pharynx, cineradiography
  • Deglutition problems, rehabilitation.