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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Prosiegel, M; Heintze, M; Wagner-Sonntag, E; Hannig, C; Wuttge-Hannig, A; Yassouridis, A 
Title:
[Deglutition disorders in neurological patients. A prospective study of diagnosis, pattern of impairment, therapy and outcome] 
Abstract:
We performed a prospective study on 208 patients with neurogenic dysphagia who were consecutively admitted for swallowing therapy over a 3-year period. The most frequent etiology was stroke (48%). Videofluoroscopic and/or fiber optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing were performed in 204 patients. Swallowing therapy was comprised of restitution methods, compensation, and adaptation, each of which was applied in more than 80% of the patients. Mean duration of swallowing therapy was 2 months (f...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nervenarzt 
Year:
2002 
Journal volume:
73 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
364-70 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0028-2804 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie