Evaluation of oropharyngeal dysphagia: which diagnostic tool is superior?

@article{Langmore2003EvaluationOO,
  title={Evaluation of oropharyngeal dysphagia: which diagnostic tool is superior?},
  author={Susan E. Langmore},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={485-9}
}
  • Susan E. Langmore
  • Published 2003 in
    Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck…
PURPOSE OF REVIEW As flexible endoscopic examinations of swallowing become more widely used to evaluate patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia, it is important to be aware of research regarding the efficacy of this procedure as compared with the videofluoroscopy procedure. A recent evidence-based review of the field threw some long-held findings into question and has stimulated a surge of new research studying the sensitivity of the two instrumental examinations, health outcomes of patients who… CONTINUE READING