Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Olle Ekberg

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Also part of the Diagnostic Imaging book sub series (Med Radiol Diagn Imaging)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Olle Ekberg, Göran Nylander
    Pages 3-18
  3. Jörgen Ekström, Nina Khosravani, Massimo Castagnola, Irene Messana
    Pages 19-47
  4. Olle Ekberg, Anna I. Hårdemark Cedborg, Katarina Bodén, Hanne Witt Hedström, Richard Kuylenstierna, Lars I. Eriksson et al.
    Pages 49-54
  5. Doris-Maria Denk-Linnert
    Pages 71-81
  6. Mario Prosiegel
    Pages 83-106
  7. Jacqui Allen, Peter C. Belafsky
    Pages 107-131
  8. Pascale Fichaux Bourin, Michèle Puech, Virginie Woisard
    Pages 133-154
  9. Thomas Mandl, Olle Ekberg
    Pages 155-163
  10. Olle Ekberg
    Pages 165-174
  11. Daniele Farneti
    Pages 175-190
  12. Margareta Bülow
    Pages 191-197
  13. Peter Pokieser, Martina Scharitzer
    Pages 201-235
  14. Stephen E. Rubesin
    Pages 253-279
  15. Marc S. Levine, Arastoo Vossough
    Pages 281-299
  16. Jane E. Benson
    Pages 301-313
  17. Rolf Olsson
    Pages 315-321
  18. Karin Aksglæde, Per Thommesen, Peter Funch-Jensen
    Pages 323-327

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, from anatomy and physiology to patient care. Alongside descriptions of a variety of disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopic and manometric aspects, malnutrition and dehydration, the psychiatric burden, and features specific to pediatric and geriatric patients. The authors are without exception renowned experts in their field. This book will be of value to all specialists involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, including ENT surgeons, thoracic surgeons, speech and language pathologists, phoniatricians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and radiologists.


Dysphagia Esophagus Oral cavity Pharynx Swallowing

Editors and affiliations

  • Olle Ekberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Skåne University Hospital, Dept. Clinical Sciences/Lund UniversityMalmöSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17887-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-17886-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-17887-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5373
  • About this book