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 2015

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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 2015

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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 507 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dysphagia in a boy treated with oral immunotherapy for cow's milk allergy.
 

Author(s): C García Rodríguez, E Gómez Torrijos, F Roca De la Pinzón, J Borja Segade, R García Rodríguez, F Feo Brito, J Rodríguez-Sánchez

Journal: J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2014 ;24(5):363-5.

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2014

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Effects of aural stimulation with capsaicin ointment on swallowing function in elderly patients with non-obstructive dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Eiji Kondo, Osamu Jinnouchi, Hiroki Ohnishi, Ikuji Kawata, Seiichi Nakano, Masakazu Goda, Yoshiaki Kitamura, Koji Abe, Hiroshi Hoshikawa, Hidehiko Okamoto, Noriaki Takeda

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In the present study, an attempt was made to examine the effects of aural stimulation with ointment containing capsaicin on swallowing function in order to develop a novel and safe treatment for non-obstructive dysphagia in elderly patients.

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2014

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Videofluoroscopic swallowing study: esophageal alterations in patients with dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Betina Scheeren, Antônio Carlos Maciel, Sérgio Gabriel Silva de Barros

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;51(3):221-5.

 

Videofluoroscopic swallowing study is a dynamic exam and allows the evaluation of the complete swallowing process. However, most published studies have only reported alterations in the oropharynx and pharyngoesophageal transition, leaving the analysis of the esophagus as a secondary goal.

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 53 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fluoroscopic evaluation of oropharyngeal dysphagia: anatomic, technical, and common etiologic factors.
 

Author(s): Nasir M Jaffer, Edmund Ng, Frederick Wing-Fai Au, Catriona M Steele

Journal: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan;204(1):49-58.

 

The purposes of this article are to review the anatomy of the upper gastrointestinal tract; review techniques and contrast agents used in the fluoroscopic examination of the oropharynx and hypopharynx; provide a pictorial review of some important causes of oropharyngeal dysphagia; ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2014

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The role of gastrostomy tube placement in advanced dementia with dysphagia: a critical review.
 

Author(s): Leanne S Goldberg, Kenneth W Altman

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Over 4.5 million people in North America had a diagnosis of dementia in the year 2000, and more than half had advanced disease with potential aspiration risk. There is much controversy regarding the use and timing of enteral feeding support in these patients with dysphagia. The management ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

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Anterior, extracanalar, cervical spine osteochondroma associated with DISH: description of a very rare tumor causing bilateral vocal cord paralysis, laryngeal compression and dysphagia. Case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): F Certo, G Sciacca, R Caltabiano, G Albanese, A Borderi, V Albanese, M Migliore, G M V Barbagallo

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014 ;18(1 Suppl):34-40.

 

Osteochondromas are common benign bone tumors, rarely involving the spine.

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Dysphagia and Pneumonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dysphagia; Pneumonia

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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Pediatric Dysphagia Outcomes After Injection Laryngoplasty for Type I Laryngeal Cleft
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dysphagia; Aspiration; Quality of Life

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2012

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