Principles of Deglutition

A Multidisciplinary Text for Swallowing and its Disorders

  • Reza Shaker
  • Peter C. Belafsky
  • Gregory N. Postma
  • Caryn Easterling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. General Aspects of Deglutition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arthur J. Miller
      Pages 3-17
    3. Carmel Ryan, Thomas Hummel
      Pages 19-24
    4. Bonnie Martin-Harris, David H. McFarland
      Pages 25-34
  3. Central Control of Deglutition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Dipesh H. Vasant, Shaheen Hamdy
      Pages 55-65
    3. André Jean, Michel Dallaporta
      Pages 67-87
  4. Preparatory/Oral Phase of Deglutition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Robert M. Siwiec, Reza Shaker
      Pages 133-136
    3. Georgia A. Malandraki, JoAnne Robbins
      Pages 137-149
    4. Amy L. Delaney, Colin Rudolph
      Pages 151-162
  5. Pharyngeal Phase of Deglutition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Peter C. Belafsky, Catherine Rees Lintzenich
      Pages 165-173
    3. Mikhail Wadie, Stewart I. Adam, Clarence T. Sasaki
      Pages 175-197
    4. Rade Tomic, Andreea Antonescu-Turcu, Elizabeth R. Jacobs
      Pages 199-214
    5. Rebecca J. Leonard, Reza Shaker
      Pages 215-225
    6. Sudarshan R. Jadcherla
      Pages 227-232
  6. UES and Its Deglutitive Function

  7. Esophageal Phase of Deglutition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Kyle Staller, Braden Kuo
      Pages 269-286
    3. Paul Menard-Katcher, Gary W. Falk
      Pages 287-293
  8. Esophageal Motility and Its Deglutitive Function

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. William G. Paterson, Nicholas Evans Diamant
      Pages 303-318
    3. Vladimir M. Kushnir, C. Prakash Gyawali
      Pages 343-354
  9. Oral/Pharyngeal Phase Dysphagia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 355-355
    2. Jacqueline Allen, Peter C. Belafsky
      Pages 357-379
    3. Allison R. Gallaugher, Carol-Leigh Wilson, Stephanie K. Daniels
      Pages 381-394
    4. Manabu Ikeda, John Hodges
      Pages 411-420
    5. Samer Gawrieh
      Pages 445-448
    6. Ian J. Cook
      Pages 449-460
    7. Olle Ekberg, Thomas Mandl
      Pages 485-492
  10. Upper Esophageal Sphincter Opening Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 493-493
    2. Ian J. Cook, Ian J. Cook
      Pages 495-508
    3. Roberto Oliveira Dantas
      Pages 509-514
    4. Benson T. Massey
      Pages 515-527
    5. Caryn Easterling, Reza Shaker
      Pages 529-535
  11. Esophageal Phase Dysphagia: Motor Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 537-537
    2. Joel E. Richter
      Pages 539-557

About this book


Principles of Deglutition is the first in class comprehensive multidisciplinary textbook to encompass the entire field of normal and disordered deglutition. It is designed as the definitive text for all those who desire to further their knowledge of the dynamic and expanding field of deglutology. The text is created to serve as a treasured reference for clinicians, educators and trainees from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and others.

Principles of Deglutition brings together the state-of-knowledge from 12 disciplines involved in dysphagia through contributions of over one hundred thought leaders and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge that exists in each of the contributing disciplines into one comprehensive information platform.

Principles of Deglutition provides a one-stop destination for members of all specialties to obtain state-of-the-art and critically reviewed information regarding deglutition physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. It delivers a comprehensive and in depth review of deglutition related cerebral cortical, brainstem, peripheral nerves, and neuromuscular mechanisms, advanced diagnostic modalities and standard of care and cutting edge medical, rehabilitative and surgical treatments. It is an essential reference for all deglutologists.

Editors and affiliations

  • Reza Shaker
    • 1
  • Peter C. Belafsky
    • 2
  • Gregory N. Postma
    • 3
  • Caryn Easterling
    • 4
  1. 1.Div. Gastroenterology & HepatologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2., Dpt Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surg.UC Davis Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Ctr for Voice, Airway & Swallowing Disor, Department of OtolaryngologyGeorgia Health Sciences UniversityAugustaUSA
  4. 4., Dpt of Communication Sciences & DisorderUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3793-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3794-9
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