Dysphagia

Common Name(s)

Dysphagia

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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.

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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Dysphagia" returned 527 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Factors associated with mortality in patients with dysphagia help in making dietary and nutritional choices].
 

Author(s): María Isabel Ferrero López, José Enrique De la Rubia Ortí, Enrique Castellano Vela, Carmen González Monte, Vicente Sanchis-Bayarri Bernal, Ramón Navarro Sanz

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To know what factors evaluated at the moment of admission are related with mortality among in-patients with dysphagia, during their stay in a longterm care hospital and may guide the dietary and nutritional intervention.

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2015

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Correlation between the reason for referral, clinical, and objective assessment of the risk for dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Renata Mancopes, Bruna Franciele da Trindade Gonçalves, Cintia Conceição Costa, Talita Cristina Favero, Daniela Rejane Constantino Drozdz, Diego Fernando Dorneles Bilheri, Stéfani Fernanda Schumacher

Journal: Codas. ;26(6):471-5.

 

To correlate the reason for referral to speech therapy service at a university hospital with the results of clinical and objective assessment of risk for dysphagia.

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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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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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Dysphagia" returned 55 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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Screening tools for dysphagia: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Camila Lucia Etges, Betina Scheeren, Erissandra Gomes, Lisiane De Rosa Barbosa

Journal: Codas. ;26(5):343-9.

 

To perform a systematic review of screening instruments for dysphagia available in the literature.

Last Updated: 12 Nov 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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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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Trial- Dysphagia From ETT or GI Endoscopy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dysphagia; Respiratory Complications

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2015

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