Role of the modified barium swallow in management of patients with dysphagia.

@article{Logemann1997RoleOT,
  title={Role of the modified barium swallow in management of patients with dysphagia.},
  author={Jeri A. Logemann},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={335-8}
}
  • Jeri A. Logemann
  • Published 1997 in
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
The modified barium swallow is a radiographic (videofluoroscopic) procedure designed to define the anatomy and physiology of the patient's oropharyngeal swallow and examine the effectiveness of selected rehabilitation strategies designed to eliminate aspiration or excess oral or pharyngeal residue (the symptoms of the patient's dysphagia). Rehabilitation strategies introduced during the modified barium swallow after the patient's oropharyngeal anatomy and physiology have been defined include (1… CONTINUE READING