Videofluoroscopic Evaluation of the Swallow in Infants and Children

  • Bryn K. Olson-GrebEmail author


This chapter provides a brief overview of videofluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS) in the pediatric population. Topics include indications for VFSS, relevant anatomy and physiology, the role of the speech-language pathologist, and the role of VFSS in defining oropharyngeal dysphagia and guiding treatment.


Videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS) Modified barium swallow study (MBSS) Instrumental swallow evaluation Oropharyngeal dysphagia Pediatric dysphagia Aspiration Pediatric swallowing Pediatric swallow evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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