Functional brain imaging of swallowing: An activation likelihood estimation meta‐analysis

  title={Functional brain imaging of swallowing: An activation likelihood estimation meta‐analysis},
  author={Peter S{\"o}r{\"o}s and Yoko Inamoto and Ruth E Martin},
  journal={Human Brain Mapping},
A quantitative, voxel‐wise meta‐analysis was performed to investigate the cortical control of water and saliva swallowing. Studies that were included in the meta‐analysis (1) examined water swallowing, saliva swallowing, or both, and (2) reported brain activation as coordinates in standard space. Using these criteria, a systematic literature search identified seven studies that examined water swallowing and five studies of saliva swallowing. An activation likelihood estimation (ALE) meta… 

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