Structural mobility in deglutition after single modality treatment of head and neck carcinomas with radiotherapy.

@article{Kendall1998StructuralMI,
  title={Structural mobility in deglutition after single modality treatment of head and neck carcinomas with radiotherapy.},
  author={Katherine A Kendall and Stacey W McKenzie and Rebecca J. Leonard and Christopher Uwe Jones},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={
          720-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The results of a preliminary study designed to evaluate swallowing function in patients 1 year after successful treatment of head and neck carcinomas with radiotherapy are reported. METHODS Movement of the velum, hyoid, larynx, tongue base, and posterior pharyngeal wall were objectively assessed by dynamic videofluoroscopy. Mean values of each swallowing parameter measured from the study group were compared with normative data from a group of 60 normal control subjects. The… CONTINUE READING
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