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Root of tongue

Known as: Radix linguae, tongue root, Posterior Tongue 
The posterior one third of the tongue behind the terminal sulcus that forms the anterior aspect of the oro-pharynx responsible for swallowing and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
In view of the high prevalence and the relevant impairment of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) lots of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Polysomnography (PSG) is mandatory in the diagnostic workup of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA); drug-induced… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This study explored age- and sex-related differences in orofacial strength. Healthy adult men (N = 88) and women (N = 83… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Swallowing dysfunction is a devastating complication of chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The aims of this study were to evaluate and quantify the timing of events associated with the oral and pharyngeal phases of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Objective: To define the effects of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT® on swallowing and voice in eight patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background: Residual neuromuscular block caused by vecuronium alters pharyngeal function and impairs airway protection. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The effect of radiation on speech and swallowing function was assessed for 18 patients surgically treated for oral and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The nature of swallowing problems was examined in nine patients treated primarily with external-beam radiation and adjuvant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In this investigation, we studied the effects of bolus volume and viscosity on the quantitative features of the oral and… Expand
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