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Role of Radiology in Rehabilitation of Swallowing

  • Jeffrey B. Palmer
  • Ann S. DuChane
  • Martin W. Donner

Abstract

The preceding chapters have explored the contribution of radiology to multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluation of patients with swallowing impairment. Radiology also has a vital role in their rehabilitation. Although a variety of imaging modalities are employed for diagnostic assessment, dynamic imaging is most useful for analyzing the character and degree of disability. Dynamic imaging reveals the functional status of individual elements in the swallowing chain and the utility of specific therapeutic and compensatory techniques.

Keywords

Oral Cavity Solid Food Voice Quality Compensatory Technique Neck Flexion 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey B. Palmer
  • Ann S. DuChane
  • Martin W. Donner

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