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Diagnosis and Treatment
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Main description:

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, from anatomy and physiology to patient care. Alongside descriptions of a variety of disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopic and manometric aspects, malnutrition and dehydration, the psychiatric burden, and features specific to pediatric and geriatric patients. The authors are without exception renowned experts in their field. This book will be of value to all specialists involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, including ENT surgeons, thoracic surgeons, speech and language pathologists, phoniatricians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and radiologists.


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Unrivalled comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction

Covers everything from basic anatomy and physiology to patient care and describes a wide variety of disease entities

Addresses important related topics, such as malnutrition and dehydration and the psychiatric burden

Written by recognized experts


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This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, from anatomy and physiology to patient care. Alongside descriptions of a variety of disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopic and manometric aspects, malnutrition and dehydration, the psychiatric burden, and features specific to pediatric and geriatric patients. The authors are without exception renowned experts in their field. This book will be of value to all specialists involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, including ENT surgeons, thoracic surgeons, speech and language pathologists, phoniatricians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and radiologists.


Contents:

Anatomy and physiology.- Saliva.- Feeding respiratory pattern.- Evaluation of symptoms.- Imaging techniques and some principles of interpretation.- Neuroimaging in swallowing.- The clinical and radiological approach to dysphagia.- Neurology of swallowing and dysphagia.- Oral and pharyngeal function and dysfunction.- Pharyngeal morphology.- Pharyngeal manometry.- Surgical aspects of oral and pharyngeal dysfunction and dysphagia.- The postoperative pharynx.- Evaluation and treatment after head and neck surgery and/or chemo-radiotherapy of head and neck malignancy.- Indirect treatment of oral and pharyngeal dysfunction.- Rheologic aspects of swallowing and dysphagia.- Indirect treatment of oral and pharyngeal dysfunction.- The dietician´s role in diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia.- The therapeutic swallowing study.- Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).- Malnutrition in dysphagia.- Pulmonary complications in dysphagia.- Dehydration in dysphagia.- The importance of enteral nutrition.- Radiologic evaluation of esophageal function.- Esophageal morphology.- Esophageal manometry and pH-monitoring.- Intervention on the esophagus.- Gastroesophageal reflux disease, globus and dysphagia.- Endoscopy of the pharynx and esophagus.- Cross-sectional imaging of the hypopharynx and esophagus.- Pediatric aspects on dysphagia.- The pediatric esophagus.- Dysphagia in systemic disease.- The geriatric pharynx and esophagus.- Voice and dysphagia.- Psychiatric aspects of dysphagia.


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ISBN-13: 9783642178863
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: August, 2012
Pages: 634
Weight: 1524g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Anatomy, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Radiology
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