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Extent of hyoid movement and epiglottis inversion as correlates of dysphagia severity in post-treatment head and neck cancer patientsDownload
Introduction Swallowing is the coordinated effort of several structures, including the hyoid and larynx, to move the bolus (i.e., the food or drink being swallowed) from the mouth, through the throat, and to the stomach. The hyoid is involved in moving the larynx up and forward, while the...
The effects of a volitional breathing technique on swallowing and respiratory coordination in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)Download
Introduction: Breathing and swallowing are integrally related biomechanical processes that are often impaired in people with ALS (PALS). This may lead to significant functional impairments that negatively impact their quality of life. Purpose: The purpose of the overall project was to...