Hyoid Bone and Laryngeal Movement Dependent Upon Presence of a Tracheotomy Tube

@article{Terk2006HyoidBA,
  title={Hyoid Bone and Laryngeal Movement Dependent Upon Presence of a Tracheotomy Tube},
  author={Alyssa R. Terk and Steven B. Leder and Morton I. Burrell},
  journal={Dysphagia},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={89-93}
}
The aim of this prospective, consecutive study was to investigate the biomechanical effects, if any, of the presence of a tracheotomy tube and tube cuff status, tube capping status, and aspiration status on movement of the hyoid bone and larynx during normal swallowing. Seven adult patients (5 male, 2 female) with an age range of 46–82 years (mean = 63… CONTINUE READING