Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing.

  title={Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing.},
  author={Susan G Hiss and Gregory N. Postma},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={113 8},
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Approximately 8 million people in the United States report some degree of dysphagia annually; as the population continues to age, this will become a greater problem. A comprehensibly performed and interpreted fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing provides invaluable information for the evaluation and management of individuals with dysphagia or aspiration, or both. STUDY DESIGN Review. METHODS The state-of-the-art technique, interpretation, predictive value… CONTINUE READING

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