Velopharyngeal Sphincter

Known as: Musculus sphincter palatopharyngeus, Fasciculus posterior musculus palatopharyngei, Passavant's bar 
A group of muscles attached to the SOFT PALATE (or velum) and the PHARYNX. They include the superior constrictor, the PALATOPHARYNGEUS, the levator… (More)
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2008
2008
Although backward folding of the epiglottis is one of the signal events of the mammalian adult swallow, the epiglottis does not… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVES Several surgical techniques are available for the treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VFI). Each method has its… (More)
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2006
2006
During cleft repair, velopharyngeal sphincter reconstruction is still a challenge to plastic surgeons. To improve the surgical… (More)
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2006
2006
The velopharyngeal sphincter is critical in enabling the functions of speaking and swallowing. Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI… (More)
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2004
2004
Bottlenose dolphins were submitted to structural (CT) and functional (SPECT/PET) scans to investigate their in vivo anatomy and… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE This study reports a new concept for quantitative analysis of velopharyngeal function using electromagnetic… (More)
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1993
1993
Fifty-three deaf subjects with a history of prelingual profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, similar language… (More)
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1986
1986
Variability of velopharyngeal valving between subjects has been a well established fact since the advent of new techniques for… (More)
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1982
1982
In a single normal subject, nasopharyngoscopy was used as an instrument for visual biofeedback of the velopharyngeal sphincter… (More)
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1979
1979
Three methods of pharyngeal flap surgery were analyzed with multiview videofluoroscopy and nasopharyngoscopy at least six months… (More)
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