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Aspiration resulting from oropharyngeal dysphagia has been recognized as a serious complication after lung resection. Firstly, the primary aim of this study was to determine whether early detection of postoperative dysphagia would reduce pneumonia among these patients. Secondly, the median length of hospital stay was assessed.
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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
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Difficulty in SWALLOWING which may result from neuromuscular disorder or mechanical obstruction. Dysphagia is classified into two distinct types: oropharyngeal dysphagia due to malfunction of the PHARYNX and UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; and esophageal dysphagia due to malfunction of the ESOPHAGUS.
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Pneumonia (bronchopneumonia, lobar pneumonia and double pneumonia) is inflammation (swelling) of the tissue in one or both of your lungs. It is usually caused by an pneumococcal infection caused by bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae. However,...