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Combination Technique with Ultrasonography and Electromyography for Botulinum Injection in the Cricopharyngeal Muscle: A Case Report

Lee SE, Kim BH, Sim HJ, Heo JH, Son SI, Kim MS, Hwang SH, Kim HJ

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):42-47.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.42
Cricopharygeal dysfunction (CPD) may lead to a range of symptoms including dysphagia and aspiration. Treatments for CPD have included mechanical dilation, myotomy and botulinum injection. Recently, the use of botulinum...
Influence of the Swallowing Posture and Liquid Thickness on the Ease of Pill Swallowing in Healthy Adults

Lee WK, Seo HG, Cha SW, Yeom J, Lee WH, Oh BM, Han TR

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):34-41.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.34
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the influence of the swallowing posture and liquid thickness on the easiness of pill swallowing in healthy adults. METHOD: The subjects were 12 healthy young group (19-40 years)...
Effect of Age on Cortical Activation during Swallowing: An fMRI Study

Moon HI, Jung Y, Choi S, Tae W, Pyun SB

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):26-33.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.26
OBJECTIVE: Understanding the neural functional organization of swallowing in the elderly is essential when diagnosing and treating older adults with swallowing difficulties. While brain-imaging studies in young adults have implicated...
Diet Modification for Dysphagia in Oral Phase Associated with Aging

Yoon HY

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):20-25.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.20
Dysphagia is a dysfunction that occurs during the swallowing process, which involves the oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal stages of the swallowing route. Dysphagia is a prevalent symptom in elderly patients...
Evidence Based Review of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Swallowing

Park JB

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):15-19.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.15
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is a relatively new therapeutic approach for dysphagia, involving the application of electrical current across the skin to excite the nerve or muscle tissue. Recently, investigators...
Clinical Application of FES for Swallowing: Intensity Levels and the Placement of Electrode

Song YJ

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):7-14.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.7
When treating dysphagia, “Functional electrical stimulation” is used for the purpose of improving muscle function, which is useful for swallowing. During swallowing, contraction of suprahyoid muscle is one of the...
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Swallowing

Park D, Ryu JS

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2016 Jan;6(1):1-6.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2016.6.1.1
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been increasingly used on dysphagic patients with the aim of improving their swallowing ability. However, there were insufficient clinical and basic knowledge of NMES in...

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