Brain regions involved in swallowing: Evidence from stroke patients in a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Dehaghani2016BrainRI,
  title={Brain regions involved in swallowing: Evidence from stroke patients in a cross-sectional study},
  author={Shiva Ebrahimian Dehaghani and Fariba Yadegari and Ali Af. Asgari and Ahmad Chitsaz and Mehdi Karami},
  booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Limited data available about the mechanisms of dysphagia and areas involving swallow after brain damage; accordingly it is hard to predict which cases are more likely to develop swallowing dysfunction based on the neuroimaging. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between brain lesions and dysphagia in a sample of acute conscious stroke patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 113 acute conscious stroke patients (69 male mean [standard… CONTINUE READING