A. B. Mjönes

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52 patients with laryngeal carcinoma were studied before and after laryngectomy with regard to what factors might influence the development of oesophageal speech. The investigations consisted of oesophageal manometry, a follow-up interview and a review of surgical approaches and radiotherapy. 43% of the patients achieved socially acceptable oesophageal(More)
CONCLUSION Patients with hiatus hernia can be relieved from H, MSL and MSN by hiatus hernia repair. OBJECTIVE It has been hypothesized that respiratory symptoms in patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) may, in some cases, be due to misdirected swallowing as a consequence of defective opening of the upper oesophageal sphincter. The aim of(More)
The aim of the article was to study if there is any relationship between globus sensation in the jugular fossa (GJ), intermittent esophageal dysphagia (IED), and the presence of a hiatus hernia, and if GJ can be relieved after hiatus hernia repair. 167 patients with a hiatus hernia (Group A) and 61 other patients with hiatus hernia and gastroesophageal(More)
The purpose of this study was to elucidate whether misdirected swallowing is an extra-laryngeal cause of hoarseness and investigate whether the prevalence of misdirected swallowing and hoarseness in patients with hiatal hernias differ from those with and without pathological gastroesophageal reflux (GER). One hundred and ninety eight patients with hiatal(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Longstanding uncertainty surrounds the selection of surgical protocols for the closure of unilateral cleft lip and palate, and randomised trials have only rarely been performed. This paper is an introduction to three randomised trials of primary surgery for children born with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP). It presents(More)
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