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Research & Reviews  5,635 results

The Brief Esophageal Dysphagia Questionnaire shows better discriminative capacity for c...
https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.14228
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Cisternas D, Taft T et. al.

Aug 4th, 2021 - Grading dysphagia is crucial for clinical management of patients. The Eckardt score (ES) is the most commonly used for this purpose. We aimed to compare the ES with the recently developed Brief Esophageal Dysphagia Questionnaire (BEDQ) in terms of...

Risk factors for esophageal cancer in a high-incidence area of Malawi.
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Cancer Causes & Control : CCC; Geßner AL, Borkowetz A et. al.

Aug 4th, 2021 - To explore associations of nutritional, infectious, and lifestyle factors with esophageal cancer (EC) occurrence in a high-risk area of Malawi. This case-control study was performed with 227 patients undergoing endoscopy for dysphagia or other upp...

Improvement in Dysphagia Outcomes Following Clinical Target Volume Reduction in the De-...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clon.2021.07.009
Clinical Oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great B... Vreugdenhil M, Fong C et. al.

Aug 4th, 2021 - The De-ESCALaTE study showed an overall survival advantage for the administration of synchronous cisplatin chemotherapy with radiotherapy in low-risk oropharyngeal cancer when compared with synchronous cetuximab. During the trial, a radiotherapy q...

Predictive values for different cancers and inflammatory bowel disease of 6 common abdo...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003708
PLoS Medicine; Herbert A, Rafiq M et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2021 - The diagnostic assessment of abdominal symptoms in primary care presents a challenge. Evidence is needed about the positive predictive values (PPVs) of abdominal symptoms for different cancers and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Using data from ...

Effects of pharmacological agents for neurogenic oropharyngeal dysphagia: A systematic ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/nmo.14220
Neurogastroenterology and Motility : the Official Journal... Cheng I, Sasegbon A et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2021 - This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the effects of pharmacological agents for neurogenic oropharyngeal dysphagia based on evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Electronic databases were systematically searched b...

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Guidelines  13 results

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000731
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Vaezi MF, Pandolfino JE et. al.

Aug 11th, 2020 - Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder characterized by aberrant peristalsis and insufficient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. Patients most commonly present with dysphagia to solids and liquids, regurgitation, and occasional ch...

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Clinical Use of Esophageal Physiologic Testing.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000734
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Gyawali CP, Carlson DA et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Esophageal symptoms are common and may indicate the presence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), structural processes, motor dysfunction, behavioral conditions, or functional disorders. Esophageal physiologic tests are often performed when ...

Society of swallowing and dysphagia of Japan: Position statement on dysphagia managemen...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7377736
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Kimura Y, Ueha R et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2020 - On April 14, the Society of Swallowing and Dysphagia of Japan (SSDJ) proposed its position statement on dysphagia treatment considering the ongoing spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The main routes of transmis...

British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for oesophageal manometry and oesophagea...
https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2018-318115
Gut Trudgill NJ, Sifrim D et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2019 - These guidelines on oesophageal manometry and gastro-oesophageal reflux monitoring supersede those produced in 2006. Since 2006 there have been significant technological advances, in particular, the development of high resolution manometry (HRM) a...

Functional Swallowing Units (FSUs) as organs-at-risk for radiotherapy. PART 2: Advanced...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2018.09.022
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Gawryszuk A, Bijl HP et. al.

Dec 16th, 2018 - In a separate article (PART 1), a rationale and explanation of the physiology-and-anatomy-based concept of Functional Swallowing Units (FSUs) was presented. FSUs are swallowing muscles not included in the set of commonly defined swallowing organs ...

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Drugs  109 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  232 results

Impact of Probiotics on Oral Microbiota in Older Adults With Dysphagia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03682094

Apr 13th, 2020 - The goal of this pilot study is to characterize the effects of probiotics on the oral microbiota in older patients with dysphagia at risk for pneumonia. A total of 20 participants will be recruited from the UW Health Inpatient Swallowing Consult S...

Biomarker for Niemann Pick Type C Disease (BioNPC)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01306604

Apr 3rd, 2020 - Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is a lipid storage disease that can present in infants, children, or adults. Neonates can present with ascites and severe liver disease from infiltration of the liver and/or respiratory failure from infiltration o...

Yale Swallow Protocol in Extubated Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03352908

Mar 30th, 2020 - Dysphagia is prevalent in recently extubated patients with estimates ranging from 29-84% of recently extubated patients having some form of dysphagia with elevated risk for silent aspiration.One challenge providers face when managing post extubati...

Interventions for Patients With Alzheimer's Disease and Dysphagia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03682081

Mar 30th, 2020 - This proposal consists of a small, randomized clinical trial to determine the impact of two novel interventions on swallowing-related outcomes in patients with mild-moderate Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and identify subgroups o...

Clinical Impact of Respiratory-Swallow Training on Refractory Dysphagia in Oropharyngeal Head and Neck Cancer
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03377270

Mar 27th, 2020 - Head and neck cancer (HNC) is a significant health issue in Veterans. In fact, Veterans have up to a two-fold increase in the incidence of HNC when compared to the general population. Further, they often suffer profound functional deficits associa...

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News  300 results

MHRA Warns Against Mixing PEG Laxatives and Starch-based Thickeners
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950162

Apr 29th, 2021 - The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update on the use of polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based laxatives together with starch-based thickeners. The MHRA has warned about a potentially harmful interacti...

Water Jelly Could Help With Aspiration Pneumonia in Older Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946545

Mar 1st, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients who have moderate or severe dysphagia, or difficulty with swallowing, could benefit from using water jelly after meals to prevent aspiration issues, according to new findings from Japan. Water jelly could...

Fast Five Quiz: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Management
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945392

Feb 12th, 2021 - Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects as many as 28% of North American residents. Marked by an excessive backup of gastric contents into the esophagus leading to troublesome symptoms and/or complications, it can result from dysfunction of...

Assessing Thyroid Nodules: A Clinician's Guide
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942259

Dec 11th, 2020 - A 69-year-old woman comes in to the clinic for follow-up. She recently underwent MRI for vertigo, which noted a thyroid nodule. She denies any compressive symptoms and has no history of thyroid disease. She also denies a family history of thyroid ...

Unexpected Weight Loss May Merit Cancer Screening for Certain Primary Care Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937527

Sep 17th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - While most primary care patients presenting with unexpected weight loss have less than a 2% chance of being diagnosed with cancer over the next six months, a new UK study suggests that certain people - including older male ever ...

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Patient Education  13 results see all →