Other swallowing treatments

Yoko Inamoto, Kannit Pongpipatpaiboon, Seiko Shibata, Yoichiro Aoyagai, Hitoshi Kagaya, Koichiro Matsuo

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Abstract

In addition to several methods of swallowing exercise widely used to improve swallowing function, the alternative treatment by using assistive device and surgical intervention are viable options to achieve the treatment outcome, for safety and for improved quality of life. The common devices and surgical techniques commonly used in our practice are described in this chapter.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDysphagia Evaluation and Treatment
Subtitle of host publicationFrom the Perspective of Rehabilitation Medicine
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Pages157-163
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789811050329
ISBN (Print)9789811050312
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13-11-2017

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Health Professions(all)

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Inamoto, Y., Pongpipatpaiboon, K., Shibata, S., Aoyagai, Y., Kagaya, H., & Matsuo, K. (2017). Other swallowing treatments. In Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment: From the Perspective of Rehabilitation Medicine (pp. 157-163). Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5032-9_8