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Dysphagia. Diagnosis and Treatment


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Dysphagia. Diagnosis and Treatment
Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging

924 Seiten, 2. Auflage, 2019
600 Abbildungen

  • Presents unrivalled comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia
  • Describes a wide variety of disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches
  • Includes features specific to pediatric and geriatric patients
  • Covers everything from basic anatomy and physiology to patient care
The second edition of this well-received book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, including oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, with detailed consideration of anatomy, physiology, and pathology.

In addition to a variety of benign and malignant disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopy, manometry, malnutrition, dehydration, oral care, dementia, ethics, and the social and psychologic impacts of dysphagia. Specific aspects of importance in pediatric and geriatric patients are highlighted.

This edition features a number of completely new chapters focusing on, among other subjects, dysphagia in further disease contexts and following laryngectomy and radiation therapy. The authors are without exception world-leading experts in their fields. The book will be of value for practitioners in all specialties involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia. It is therefore a truly multidisciplinary project.

Table of Contents

Part I Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology

Saliva and the Control of Its Secretion

Feeding and Respiration

Oral and Pharyngeal Function and Dysfunction

Part II Clinical Evaluation

Evaluation of Symptoms

Neurology of Swallowing and Dysphagia

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Globus and Dysphagia

Irritable bowel syndrome and dysphagia

ICU-related dysphagia

Dysphagia in ALS

Dysphagia in Parkinson´s disease

Dysphagia in dementia

Pediatric Aspect of Dysphagia

Dysphagia in Systemic Disease

The Geriatric Pharynx and Esophagus

Voice and Dysphagia

Psychiatric Aspects of Dysphagia

Part III Imaging and Other Examination Techniques

The Clinical and Radiological Approach to Dysphagia

Imaging Techniques and Some Principles of Interpretation (Including Radiation Physics)

Pharyngeal Morphology

Morphology of the Esophagus

The Pediatric Esophagus

High resolution manometry of the pharynx and esophagus

Impedance Planimetry

Radiologic Evaluation of Esophageal Function

Radiology of the lower esophageal sphincter and stomach in patients with swallowing disorders

Neuroimaging in Patients with Dysphagia

Cross-sectional Imaging of the Oesophagus Using CT and PET/Techniques

Endoscopy of the Pharynx and Esophagus

In vitro models for simulating swallowing

Part IV Treatment

The Therapeutic Swallowing Study

Surgical Aspects of Pharyngeal Dysfunction, Dysphagia and Aspiration

Surgery in benign esophageal diseases

The Post-Operative Pharynx and Larynx

Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment After Head and Neck Surgery and/or Chemo-radiotherapy of Head and Neck Malignancies

Behavioural Treatment of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Bolus Modification and Management, Sensory and Motor Behavioural Techniques, Postural Adjustments, and Swallow Manoeuvres

Rheological Aspects of Swallowing and Dysphagia

The Dietician´s Role in Diagnosis and Treatment of Dysphagia

Direct and Indirect Therapy: Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Dysphagia after Stroke

The effect of sensory stimulation in neurogenic dysphagia

Pharmacologic treatment of esophageal dysfunction

The Importance of Enteral Nutrition

Oral care in the dysphagic patient

Part V Complications

Complications of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Malnutrition and Aspiration Pneumonia

Dehydration in Dysphagia

Social and psychologic impact of dysphagia

Ethics and dysphagia

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