Dysphagia

Common Name(s)

Dysphagia

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Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Dysphagia" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Dysphagia" returned 467 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Factors associated to suggestive signs of oropharyngeal dysphagia in institutionalized elderly women.
 

Author(s): Fernanda Maria Santana Bomfim, Brasília Maria Chiari, Francelise Pivetta Roque

Journal: Codas. 2013 ;25(2):154-63.

 

To identify the factors associated to suggestive signs of oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) in institutionalized elderly women.

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Altered default mode and affective network connectivity in stroke patients with and without dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Shasha Li, Muke Zhou, Bo Yu, Zhenxing Ma, Sihan Chen, Qiyong Gong, Li He, Xiaoqi Huang, Su Lui, Xiaotong Wang, Dong Zhou, Chengqi He

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):126-31.

 

Neuroimaging studies in stroke patients provide substantial evidence for the involvement of widespread cortical and subcortical regions in the control of swallowing. Although the affective network and the default mode network are functionally related to "autonomic" and "volitional" ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2014

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Identification of preoperative risk factors for persistent postoperative dysphagia after laparoscopic antireflux surgery.
 

Author(s): Maxwel Capsy Boga Ribeiro, Valdir Tercioti-Júnior, João Coelho de Souza-Neto, Luiz Roberto Lopes, Drausio Jefferson Morais, Nelson Adami Andreollo

Journal: Arq Bras Cir Dig. ;26(3):165-9.

 

Postoperative dysphagia is common after antireflux surgery and generally runs a self-limiting course. Nevertheless, part of these patients report long-term dysphagia. Inadequate surgical technique is a well documented cause of this result.

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2013

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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 50 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[How to prescribe for patients with dysphagia: a review for the adaptation of the pharmaceutical guide in a socio-sanitary hospital].
 

Author(s): J Hernández Martín, M Correa Ballester, R Vial Escolano, M Forcano García, R Gómez Navarro, P González García

Journal: Farm Hosp. ;37(3):198-208.

 

The aims of this paper are to review the pharmaceutical guide in order to include suitable dosage forms for patients with dysphagia and to establish specific recommendations for the drug administration.

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2013

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A case of hemangiopericytoma of the soft palate with articulate disorder and dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Yasuyuki Michi, Miho Suzuki, Kazuto Kurohara, Kiyoshi Harada

Journal: Int J Oral Sci. 2013 Jun;5(2):111-4.

 

We report a case of hemangiopericytoma of the soft palate of 60-year-old patient, who noticed a mass of the soft palate and experienced difficulty in speaking. We found a pediculate, hard, elastic mass measuring 38 mm (cross-sectional diameter). Computed tomography (CT) scans and ...

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2013

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Analytic review of dysphagia scales.
 

Author(s): Rubens Antonio Aissar Sallum, André Fonseca Duarte, Ivan Cecconello

Journal: Arq Bras Cir Dig. ;25(4):279-82.

 

An efficient instrument for dysphagia measurement, easily reproducible and statistically consistent, should provide consistent data on the outcomes and follow-up of diseases with dysphagia. Existent proposals do not show a global coverage in the evaluation of this symptom.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Optimal Management of Malignant Dysphagia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Malignant Dysphagia; Esophageal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2011

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Dysphagia and Pneumonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dysphagia; Pneumonia

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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