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Real-Time Internet Evaluation of Swallowing

The purpose of this study is to determine whether real-time internet evaluations of swallowing, or x-ray swallow studies viewed over closed internet circuit, are a reliable method of evaluating swallowing function.


Swallowing Function Before and After Surgery for Thyroid Goiter

To date, there have been no comprehensive studies on swallowing function in patients undergoing surgery for multinodular goiter. We hypothesize that 1. Multinodular goiter has significant effect on swallowing function in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, which can be demonstrated by a standardized questionnaire and a formal swallowing evaluation and 2. Surgery will improve swallowing function as measured post-operatively by these same parameters. Patients with multinodul...

The Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Operations on the Swallowing Function

The investigators hypothesize that partial robotic tongue base resection surgery and / or soft palate surgery, as a treatment for sleep apnea affect the swallowing quality.In order to characterize the dysphagia The investigators will locate participants undergoing this surgery more than six months ago.The investigators will test their swallowing by fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) and let participants fill out a questionnaire regarding swallowing disorders ...

Findings and Side-effects of Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing - the FEES-Registry

Neurogenic dysphagia is one of the most frequent and prognostically relevant neurological deficits in a variety of disorders, such as stroke, parkinsonism and advanced neuromuscular diseases. Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) is now probably the most frequently used tool for objective dysphagia assessment in Germany. It allows evaluation of the efficacy and safety of swallowing, determination of appropriate feeding strategies and assessment of the efficacy of ...

To Evaluate Oral Phase Swallowing Function Using Submental Ultrasound

Ultrasound is widely applied in many fields of medicine but less commonly used in the evaluation of tongue movement and swallowing abnormality. Fuhrman RAW reported the usefulness of using ultrasound to evaluate poor tongue coordination [1]. Peng CL stated that ultrasound could provide excellent quantitative and qualitative bases of tongue movement during swallowing using cushion-scan technique [2]. Videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) is widely accepted as the gold standa...

Description and Modeling of Swallowing Disorders After a Stroke

The oropharyngeal junction participates in 3 interpenetrating functions: Swallowing, Breathing and Speech. In the context of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, these are altered, isolated or associated manner, causing major disorders and representing a source of handicap for patients. Understanding the swallowing mechanisms is therefore a major challenge to guide the rehabilitation and improve the initial and long-term prognosis of patients with stroke. The main objective ...

Swallowing Pattern of Patients With Nasopharyngeal Cancer Before and After Radiation Therapy: Longitudinal Study and Correction With Saliva Amount

Significant evidence has shown that radiation therapy for patients with nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) can cause swallowing abnormality. Based on our prior cross-sectional study for 184 NPC patients from 1995 to 1999, the findings of videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) revealed continuous deterioration of swallowing function of these patients even many years after radiation. We conducted a prospective study to evaluate the longitudinal change of swallowing function based on ...

Lengthening Temporalis Myoplasty and Improvement of Primary Swallowing Disorders in Facial Paralysis

The facial paralysis is a frequent disease causing important functionals swallowing dysfunctions. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the improvement of the swallowing disorders after surgery by lengthening temporalis myoplasty (LTM) in the facial paralysis. This prospective study has realised on the following of patients affected by facial paralysis treated by LTM. Self-administered questionnaires and clinics tests had realized to analyze three components oh the oral pha...

Correlation of Phonation With Deglutition and Aspiration Risk in the ICU Patients - an Exploratory Study

Swallowing implies the appropriate use and sufficient function of specific muscles that are also used in speech. Theoretically, if these muscles are functionally affected then phonation and vocalization should be impaired, as well. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between functions of speech and risk of aspiration as defined by swallowing function, and to investigate the diagnostic potential that functions of speech may have in predicting the risk of asp...

Simultaneous Fluoroscopic and Endoscopic Examination of the Oropharyngeal Phase of Deglutition

To correlate findings between two commonly-used types of swallowing studies: videofluoroscopy and flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES).

Web-Based Program in Helping Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Adhere to Swallowing Exercises and Coping Strategies

This phase II trial studies how well a web-based program called Project Prepare works in helping patients with head and neck cancer adhere to swallowing and trismus exercises and coping strategies. Head and neck cancer patients who receive radiation therapy are at risk for permanent swallowing disorders and other side effects. Because of these potential problems, swallowing exercises and coping strategies are important parts of recovery. A web-based program designed to increase...

Evaluation of an Active Swallowing Rehabilitation on Quality of Life of Patients Treated by Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Toxicity and mainly dysphagia have increased in head and neck cancers as chemoradiation indications have risen over the last decade, leading to a significant loss of quality of life for patients. Recently, many retrospective studies and two evidence-based and systematic reviews on strategies to reduce radiation-induced dysphagia have suggested a trend toward benefit for a preventive swallowing exercise program. The main hypothesis of this study is that an early active swallowi...

Sonographic Assessment of Laryngeal Elevation

Ultrasonographic examination has long been used to assess the swallowing function. It has the advantages of no ionizing radiation on examination and the possibility of using the real food instead of the barium meal in testing. Thus, the subjects can be examined repeatedly and in a more physiological status of swallowing. However, the ultrasonographic examination is only used in assessing the oral phase of swallowing. It can accurately visualize the tongue movement, measure the ...

Evaluation of Internet Access and Use in Adolescent Women Initiating Contraception

This purpose of this study is determine whether the use of internet technology to communicate with adolescents about contraception is feasible and to determine whether it is more effective than traditional methods. Study subjects will complete baseline and follow-up surveys at 3, 6, and 12 months about their contraceptive practice and sexual behaviors. Subjects with internet access will be randomized to either completing surveys remotely over the internet through email ...

Evaluation of Robotic Telesonography

Robotic telesonography, in which an expert remotely performs sonography in real time, has recently emerged as an opportunity to perform sonography at remote centres. Using a robotic system and an assistant with limited training at the remote site, an expert can manipulate an ultrasound probe and generate images in real-time via an Internet connection. This study aims to demonstrate the feasibility of robotic telesonography for obstetric and adult and pediatric abdominal imaging...

Exercise for Swallowing Problems After Stroke

The purpose of this study is to determine whether stroke patients with swallowing problems will show greater swallowing improvement with intense oral exercise than subjects who perform either a low intensity oral exercise or a sham exercise.

Dysphagia After Different Swallowing Therapies

Dysphagia after stroke is associated to increased pulmonary complications and mortality. The swallowing therapies could decrease the pulmonary complications and improve the quality of life after stroke. The swallowing therapies include dietary modifications, thermal stimulation, compensatory positions, and oropharyngeal muscle stimulation. Most researchers used clinical assessments and videofluoroscopy to evaluate the effect of the swallowing therapies. Some authors performed f...

Intervening in Problematic Internet Use

The present study examines the efficacy of a brief intervention for problematic Internet use based on Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in a sample of students screened proactively in vocational schools in Northern Germany. Participants will be randomized in an intervention and a control group. It is hypothesized that after 12 months, participants of the intervention group fulfill less DSM-5 criteria for Internet use disorders, spend less tim...

Stability of Motor Output in Aging Adults

The goal of this project is to examine the area of the brain that controls muscle movement for a group of muscles important for swallowing, and to see how that area changes over 2 weeks of time.

Changes in Sensitivity, Taste and Smell in Stroke Patients

This study evaluates changes in swallowing using endoscopic swallowing studies and measuring of pharyngeal sensitivity, taste and smell in stroke patients. Younger (60 years) volunteers will serve as control.

The Dietary Intervention in e-Shopping Trial

The supermarket industry now services many customers through online food shopping over the Internet. The Internet shopping process offers a novel opportunity for the modification of dietary patterns. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects on consumers’ purchases of saturated fat of a fully automated computerised system that provided real-time, personally tailored advice recommending foods lower in saturated fat.

Feasibility of a Water-soluble Contrast Application Into Dysphagia Evaluation

In traditional video-fluoroscopic-swallowing study, a lipid-soluble contrast (barium sulfate) has been used more than 30 years. However, it can cause chemical pneumonitis and subsequently impair reliability of video-fluoroscopic-swallowing study if aspirated. The authors retrospectively reviewed the safety and usefulness of an water soluble agent-based swallowing test.

Effect of Web-Based Training With Thyroidectomy Patients

This study evaluates the effect of an internet website, created by the nurse for the purpose of internet-based training related to perioperative period, on the anxiety and postoperative recovery measures (length of hospitalization, first oral feeding time, first mobilization time, first defecation time, first gas release, pain, nausea, vomiting, re-admission) of thyroidectomy patients. For this, while the experimental group will educate via the internet, the control group will ...

Swallowing and Voice Outcomes After Thyroidectomy

Impairment in voice and swallowing functions are common after thyroidectomy. The investigators aimed to evaluate the objective functional voice and swallowing outcomes in a series of patients undergoing thyroidectomy. according to the study, even in the absence of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury, subjective and objective swallowing and voice alterations do occur after thyroidectomy.

Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment

High quality behavioral weight loss programs are not widely accessible. The Internet offers one way to deliver health behavior programs to a wider audience. However, effective weight loss treatments are intensive and program delivery over the Internet may not be capable of duplicating the level of engagement typically generated during traditional in-person treatment. The goal of this study is to test the effectiveness of three weight loss interventions: Internet alone, Inter...

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