Martijn P. Kos

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The aim of this work was to assess the efficacy of external myotomy of the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) for oropharyngeal dysphagia. In the period 1991-2006, 28 patients with longstanding dysphagia and/or aspiration problems of different etiologies underwent UES myotomy as a single surgical treatment. The main symptoms were difficulties in swallowing of(More)
Al rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means, electronically, mechanically , by photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. To my parents, to Maartje 6 7 Table of contents CONTENTS Chapter 1: 9 Introduction Chapter(More)
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