Coordination of deglutitive glottic closure with oropharyngeal swallowing.

@article{Shaker1990CoordinationOD,
  title={Coordination of deglutitive glottic closure with oropharyngeal swallowing.},
  author={Reza Shaker and Wylie J. Dodds and Roberto Oliveira Dantas and Walter J. Hogan and Ronald C. Arndorfer},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1990},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={1478-84}
}
The goals of this study were to quantify the temporal relationship between swallow-induced glottic closure and (a) signals of swallow initiation, such as hyoid bone movement, tongue base movement, and mylohyoid electrical activity; (b) pharyngeal peristalsis; (c) laryngeal elevation; (d) vestibular closure; and (e) oropharyngeal barium bolus transit. Eight… CONTINUE READING