Pre and post-surgical dysphagia outcome associated with posterior fossa tumour in children

@article{Morgan2008PreAP,
  title={Pre and post-surgical dysphagia outcome associated with posterior fossa tumour in children},
  author={Angela T Morgan and Deborah Sell and Martina Ryan and Elizabeth Raynsford and Richard G. Hayward},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={87},
  pages={347-354}
}
Background Swallowing impairment (dysphagia) has been reported as a possible sequela following surgical removal of posterior fossa tumours (PFT). Dysphagia may result in aspiration of food/fluid leading to respiratory tract infection, placing the patient at considerable health risk. No prospective studies have investigated dysphagia pre and post-surgical removal of PFT. The present study aimed to document the presence, severity and characteristics of dysphagia pre and post-surgical resection of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
6 Extracted Citations
16 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

The use of pulse oximetry as a screening tool for paediatric neurogenic dysphagia

  • AT Morgan, H OMahney, H Francis
  • Dev Neurorehabil Oct
  • 2007
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Resolution of paediatric dysphagia following traumatic brain injury: radiological assessment

  • AT Morgan, EC Ward, BE Murdoch
  • Med J Speech-Language Pathol
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…