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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… Expand
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2004
2004
SUMMARY Bottlenose dolphins were submitted to structural (CT) and functional (SPECT/PET) scans to investigate their in vivo… Expand
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2000
2000
Several radiological methods have been utilized to assess velopharyngeal function. The more recent imaging technique, magnetic… Expand
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1999
1999
Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) refers to the mobility of the velopharyngeal sphincter to adequately separate the nasal cavity… Expand
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1998
1998
The authors describe a case of velopharyngeal incompetence (VPI), as a consequence to the neurosurgical treatment for a complex… Expand
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1993
1993
Fifty-three deaf subjects with a history of prelingual profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, similar language… Expand
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1993
1993
The palatal lift appliance has been described in the dental literature for more than 30 years, yet its efficacy remains… Expand
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1987
1987
This study examines the positional relationships of the odontocete (toothed whale) larynx to further an understanding of their… Expand
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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… Expand
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1982
1982
In a single normal subject, nasopharyngoscopy was used as an instrument for visual biofeedback of the velopharyngeal sphincter… Expand
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1979
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1979
Three methods of pharyngeal flap surgery were analyzed with multiview videofluoroscopy and nasopharyngoscopy at least six months… Expand
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