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… (More)
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1949-2018
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2016
Review
2016
OBJECTIVE To describe upper airway collapse patterns observed on drug-induced sedation endoscopy (DISE) during screening for a… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Swallowing dysfunction is a devastating complication of chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVE To define the effects of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT on swallowing and voice in eight patients with idiopathic… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Residual neuromuscular block caused by vecuronium alters pharyngeal function and impairs airway protection. The… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE This pilot study investigates the new technology of radiofrequency energy (RFe), as applied to the tongue base, for the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The effect of radiation on speech and swallowing function was assessed for 18 patients surgically treated for oral and… (More)
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1996
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1996
The nature of swallowing problems was examined in nine patients treated primarily with external-beam radiation and adjuvant… (More)
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1995
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1995
BACKGROUND/AIMS Deglutitive tongue biomechanics are complex, involving bolus containment, loading, and propulsion. This study… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
In this investigation, we studied the effects of bolus volume and viscosity on the quantitative features of the oral and… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The aims of this study were to evaluate and quantify the timing of events associated with the oral and pharyngeal phases of… (More)
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