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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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 462 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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Effects of bolus rheology on aspiration in patients with Dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Rebecca J Leonard, Cheryl White, Susan McKenzie, Peter C Belafsky

Journal: J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr;114(4):590-4.

 

Bolus manipulation is a primary treatment strategy in the management of oral-pharyngeal dysphagia. The use of thickening agents to alter bolus rheology is particularly commonplace; however, the precise effects of these alterations on swallowing remain uncertain. The purpose of our ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2014

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Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in a community-based elderly cohort: the korean longitudinal study on health and aging.
 

Author(s): Eun Joo Yang, Mi Hyun Kim, Jae-young Lim, Nam-Jong Paik

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2013 Oct;28(10):1534-9.

 

This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of dysphagia and evaluated the association of dysphagia and activities of daily living in a geriatric population residing in an independent-living facility in Korea. Korean men and women 65-yr and older living in a single, typical ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2013

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The terms "Dysphagia" returned 48 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Granular cell tumor of the cervical esophagus: case report and literature review of an unusual cause of Dysphagia.
 

Author(s): Andrew T Huang, Laura M Dominguez, Celeste N Powers, Evan R Reiter

Journal: Head Neck Pathol. 2013 Sep;7(3):274-9.

 

Granular cell tumors (GCT) of the head and neck are not uncommon; however, involvement of the cervical esophagus is rare. Characterized by an infiltrative growth pattern, these benign tumors are historically difficult to surgically excise and are radioresistant. We present here a ...

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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