Oral and pharyngeal bolus transit in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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BACKGROUND Patients with respiratory diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), may have swallowing dysfunction. OBJECTIVE The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing in patients with COPD. METHODS We studied 16 patients with clinical manifestations and pulmonary function tests… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/COPD.S74945

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