Structure of vallecula of epiglottis

Known as: Epiglottic vallecula, vallecula, Vallecula epiglottica 
Subdivision of surface of viscerocranial mucosa, which is a depression located between the median and lateral glosso-epiglottic folds. Examples… (More)
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2014
2014
INTRODUCTION Our objective was to assess the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliabilities of upper airway linear, area, and… (More)
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES To demonstrate why the 'nil per os except medications' order is contraindicated prior to dysphagia testing and to… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Estimation of teeth-to-vallecula distance would facilitate the selection of properly sized oropharyngeal airways in… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE In patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type II, feeding problems and dysphagia are common, but the underlying… (More)
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2007
2007
Personal experience in performing linear stapler closure of the pharynx during 70 total laryngectomies is reported. Laryngeal… (More)
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2005
2005
The aims were to characterize the anatomical region where the lateral laryngopharyngeal protrusion occurs and to define if this… (More)
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2000
2000
INTRODUCTION Fish bones are the most common aerodigestive foreign bodies in adults. Radiographic studies, often ordered for… (More)
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1994
1994
A detailed cephalometric analysis of the soft and hard tissues of the upper airway was conducted with lateral cephalographs from… (More)
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1988
1988
To study the influence of bolus size on pharyngeal swallow, 20 dysphagic patients and 10 nondysphagic volunteers were examined… (More)
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1974
1974
Perforation of the hypopharynx or esophagus is a serious though not often reported complication of endotracheal intubation. Only… (More)
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