Get a quick, expert overview of the many aspects of the evaluation and management of dysphagia from a team of experts in the field, led by otolaryngologists Drs. Dinesh K. Chhetri at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine and Karuna Dewan at Stanford University. This practical resource presents a focused summary of today's current knowledge on anatomy and physiology of swallowing, assessment of swallowing, and treatment of dysphagia. It's an easy-to-read, one-stop resource for staying up to date in this high-demand area.
Features up-to-date information on assessment of swallowing, including the physical exam, FEES, TNE, MBSS, Barium Esophagram, and HRM.
Offers current coverage of dysphagia treatment, including Neurologic Dysphagia; Chemoradiation-induced Dysphagia; Epiglottic Dysfunction; Cervical Osteophytes; Glottic Insufficiency; Cricopharyngeal Achalasia; Zenker's Diverticulum; Dysphagia After Laryngectomy; Esophageal Dysphagia; Eosinophilic Esophagitis; and Swallowing Therapy.
Discusses future directions in dysphagia treatment.
Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.