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Age effects on lingual pressure generation as a risk factor for dysphagia.
BACKGROUND Tongue activity plays a crucial role in both oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. In this study, maximum lingual isometric and swallowing pressures were quantified in two groups ofExpand
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Swallowing after unilateral stroke of the cerebral cortex.
We report differential patterns of swallowing in 40 patients with their first ischemic middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke and compare these to 20 nonstroke controls. Stroke patients were divided aExpand
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Effects of thermal application on dysphagia after stroke.
The influence of thermal application on dysphagia for liquid boluses after multiple cerebrovascular accidents was measured. A month-long trial of thermal application organized according to theExpand
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Swallowing after lateral medullary syndrome plus.
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Periventricular white matter changes and oropharyngeal swallowing in normal individuals
Cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revealed patchy periventricular white matter lesions or “unidentified bright objects” (UBOs) in otherwise neurologically intact individuals. QuantitativeExpand
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A modification of the modified barium swallow
The ability of 64 patients and 7 normal adult subjects to swallow 2 cc (1/2 teaspoon) and 30 cc (gulp from cup) amounts of radiopaque liquid was tested. Bolus size had no influence on the swallowingExpand
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