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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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 496 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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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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Forestier's disease: a cause of dysphagia to recall.
 

Author(s): Francisco Otavio Camargo Pereira, Flavio Ramalho Romero, Kleber Carlos Azevedo Junior, Ismael Augusto Silva Lombardi, Priscila Watson Ribeiro, Roberto Colichio Gabarra, Marco Antonio Zanini

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). 2014 Sep;12(3):380-1.

 

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 51 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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Progressive dysphagia and neck pain due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis of the cervical spine: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Chao Zhang, Dike Ruan, Qing He, Tianyong Wen, Pushan Yang

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Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is considered an underdiagnosed and mostly asymptomatic nonprimary osteoarthritis. The etiology of DISH remains unknown and the validated diagnostic criteria are absent. This condition is still recognized radiologically only. Rarely, ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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[Treatment and rehabilitation of dysphagia following cerebrovascular disease].
 

Author(s): Remedios López-Liria, Melodie Fernández-Alonso, Francisco A Vega-Ramírez, M Ángeles Salido-Campos, David Padilla-Góngora

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2014 Mar;58(6):259-67.

 

INTRODUCTION. Bronchopneumonia is a frequent complication in the first days after a cerebrovascular disease and is linked with a higher rate of mortality. It occurs in patients with an altered level of consciousness or tussigenic reflex, and could be prevented with an early dysphagia ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 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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