Measurement of infant tongue thickness using ultrasound: a technical note.

Abstract

Novel uses of ultrasound include obtaining images of intra-oral structures to further research in speech production and feeding. In this technical note we describe a noninvasive, cost-effective, and reliable method for measuring infant tongue muscle thickness. The current pilot study demonstrates high reliability of a trained ultrasonographer to obtain… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jcu.21933

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