Evolution of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer.

@article{Nguyen2006EvolutionOC,
  title={Evolution of chronic dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer.},
  author={Nam Nguyen and Candace C. Moltz and Cheryl Frank and Paul Vos and Herbert J. Smith and Ulf Karlsson and Ly Minh Nguyen and Sue Rose and Suresh Dutta and Sabah Sallah},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={374-80}
}
We would like to assess the evolution of chronic dysphagia (1 year or more) following treatment for head and neck cancer. Modified barium swallow (MBS) examinations were performed in cancer-free patients who complained of dysphagia following treatment for head and neck cancer. The severity of the dysphagia was graded on a scale of 1-7. Each patient had at least 2 MBS. Severity of dysphagia was compared between the first and last MBS study to determine whether the swallowing dysfunction had… CONTINUE READING

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