The effect of effortful swallow on pharyngeal manometric measurements during saliva and water swallowing in healthy participants.

@article{Witte2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of effortful swallow on pharyngeal manometric measurements during saliva and water swallowing in healthy participants.},
  author={Ulrike Witte and Maggie-Lee Huckabee and Sebastian H Doeltgen and Freya Gumbley and Michael Robb},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={822-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of effortful swallow on pharyngeal manometric pressure measurements during saliva and water swallowing. DESIGN Comparative analysis of pharyngeal pressure generation under 2 bolus and 2 task conditions. SETTING Swallowing rehabilitation research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Healthy participants (N=40), sex equally represented, with a mean age of 25.8 years. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Manometric peak and nadir amplitude and duration… CONTINUE READING