Dysphagia Evaluation and Management in Otolaryngology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323569309, 9780323569361

Dysphagia Evaluation and Management in Otolaryngology

1st Edition

Authors: Dinesh Chhetri Karuna Dewan
eBook ISBN: 9780323569361
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323569309
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd August 2018
Page Count: 224

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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Anatomy and Physiology of Swallowing

1. General Principles of Swallowing

2. Oral Cavity

3. Oropharynx

4. Larynx

5. Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter

6. Esophagus


Section 2: Assessment of Swallowing

7. Physical Examination


9. TNE

10. MBSS

11. Barium Esophagram

12. HRM


Section 3: Treatment of Dysphagia

13. General Principles

14. Neurologic Dysphagia

15. Chemoradiation-Induced Dysphagia

16. Epiglottic Dysfunction

17. Cervical Osteophytes

18. Glottic Insufficiency

19. Cricopharyngeal Achalasia

20. Zenker’s Diverticulum

21. Dysphagia After Laryngectomy

22. Esophageal Dysphagia

23. Eosinophilic Esophagitis

24. Swallowing Therapy

25. Future Directions in Dysphagia Treatment


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About the Author

Dinesh Chhetri

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor-in-Residence, Department of Head and Neck Surgery; Director, UCLA Swallowing Disorders Program; Co-Director, Laryngology (Voice) program, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

Karuna Dewan

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Med Center Line, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Divisions, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California