cricopharyngeal myotomy

 
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Cricopharyngeal myotomy for oropharyngeal dysphagia is designed to improve symptoms, but the operation can result in… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE To analyze long-term results of extramucosal cricopharyngeal myotomy in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. STUDY… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Forty patients (18 women, 22 men) with incapacitating oropharyngeal dysphagia of neurologic origin underwent… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Despite a meticulous operative technique, complications still may occur following cricopharyngeal myotomy. In our series of 205… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND The optimal management of Zenker's diverticula is controversial in part because of the method of categorizing… (More)
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1992
1992
Available diagnostic tests evaluating cricopharyngeal dysmotility are expensive, uncomfortable, and unreliable for predicting the… (More)
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1990
1990
Cricopharyngeal myotomy is a recognised treatment for the dysphagia in motor neurone disease, although the results are sometimes… (More)
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1985
1985
Eighteen patients were evaluated for primary symptoms of cervical dysphagia and/or laryngeal aspiration and subsequently had a… (More)
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1981
1981
Twenty patients with cervical esophageal dysphagia were treated by cricopharyngeal myotomy. Of these 20 patients, ten had… (More)
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1975
1975
Deglutition is a complex neuromuscular act. Alterations in anatomy and physiology may lead to dysphagia. The role of the… (More)
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