Management of Bulbar Symptoms in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • A. D. Hillel
  • R. M. Miller
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 209)


With the many recent advances in medicine and in home health care, patients with neuromuscular diseases can expect a longer life than was common 10 or 15 years ago. Increased understanding of the support these patients need has led to the development of protocols to maintain these individuals despite their significant disabilities. While nutritional management of these patients is difficult, it can usually be well-handled by non-invasive as well as invasive techniques.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Oral Cavity Vocal Cord Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patient Soft Palate 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Hillel
    • 1
  • R. M. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Veterans Administration Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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