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Swallowing Difficulty due to Hypothyroid Myopathy: A Case Report

Sohn D, Park GY, Koo H, Jang Y, Im S

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):126-131.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.126
Musculoskeletal symptoms, such as muscle weakness, stiffness and pain, are observed frequently in patients with hypothyroidism. In theory, hypothyroidism can cause weakness of the swallowing muscles, but dysphagia associated with...
Effect of Hand-free “Chin Tuck against Resistance (CTAR)” Exercise on Hyoid Bone Movement and the Degree of Aspiration in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia: A Report of 2 Cases

Jung SH, Oh DH, Lee DH, Hwang NK, Park HS, Kim HJ, Kwon YH, Kim Y, Han N

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):121-125.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.121
This study recruited two men with dysphagia after stroke, aged 57 and 62 years. They had difficulty using both hands properly due to paralysis of the left upper extremity and...
Dysphagia Following Anterior Approach Cervical Spinal Surgery in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Yun WH, Park J, Park JS, Kim D, Park JH

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):117-120.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.117
The known causes of dysphagia following cervical spine surgery include pre-vertebral soft tissue swelling, decreased posterior pharyngeal movement, and impaired upper esophageal sphincter opening. Some studies have suggested that dysphagia...
Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on the Swallowing Function in a Child - A Case Report

Yoon IJ, Shin JH, Park ES

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):110-116.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.110
This paper reports the effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) when applied to the facial muscles and submental region on a child with dysphagia. The subject was a 5 month...
Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Combination with Saliva or Dry Swallowing in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia

Jung SH, Kim YA, Hwang NK, Park JS, Kim Y

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):103-109.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.103
OBJECTIVE: Dysphagia after stroke can cause a range of complications, especially aspiration pneumonia, which can be life-threatening. Therefore, rehabilitation methods to reduce aspiration in patients with dysphagia are important. This...
Normative Temporal Data of Hyolaryngeal Movements during Swallowing

Seong MY, Seo HG, Oh BM, Do HJ, Yeom JW, Han TR

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):95-102.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.95
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the temporal variables of hyolaryngeal movements during normal swallowing using kinematic analysis of the video fluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) to present the normal cut-off values of...
Nutritional Support for Patients with Radiation-induced Dysphagia

Min JY

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):87-94.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.87
Radiation therapy is a common and effective treatment for various types of head and neck cancers. On the other hand, it usually leads to radiation therapy-induced dysphagia, which manifests as...
Medical Management for Radiation-induced Dysphagia

Seo HG

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):82-86.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.82
Dysphagia after radiotherapy for head and neck cancer is a common problem that affects the nutritional status and quality of life of patients. In particular, although radiation-induced dysphagia associated with...
Dental Problems Associated with Radiation Therapy

Joung YJ, Hong JH, Ahn KM

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):76-81.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.76
Dental problems associated with radiation therapy are difficult to treat because of the irreversible nature of radiation therapy and permanent tissue damage. Common oral complications include oral mucosa ulceration, xerostomia,...
Video Fluoroscopic Swallowing Study of Radiation Induced Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer


  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):67-75.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.67
Dysphagia is a symptom of head and neck cancer itself and a significant complication of its treatments. Radiation therapy also causes dysphagia due to radiation toxicity. Therefore, it is necessary...
Radiotherapy in the Region of the Head and Neck and the Consequential Changes in Normal Tissues

Han TJ

  • J Korean Dysphagia Soc.
  • 2018 Jul;8(2):57-66.
  • doi: 10.0000/jkdps.2018.8.2.57
Radiotherapy is a crucial non-surgical modality for head and neck cancer. With increasing radiation dose, the possibility of tumor control increases but the probability of toxicity to the surrounding normal...

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