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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28325101/-i-had-no-idea-what-a-complicated-business-eating-is%C3%A2-a-qualitative-study-of-the-impact-of-dysphagia-during-stroke-recovery
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Jennifer Moloney, Margaret Walshe
AIM: Persons with dysphagia following stroke may experience uncomfortable symptoms such as persistent coughing, choking and poor salivary management. They may also spend long periods of time unable to eat or drink or with restrictions on oral intake. Experiences of dysphagia post-stroke are richly described in unsolicited narratives such as autobiographies on the stroke event, which often include details of the author's journey through their stroke recovery. The aim of this study is to use autobiographical accounts to explore the experiences of those living with dysphagia following stroke...
March 21, 2017: Disability and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28286961/people-with-intellectual-disabilities-and-dysphagia
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Janet Robertson, Darren Chadwick, Susannah Baines, Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton
PURPOSE: Dysphagia (difficulties in eating, drinking or swallowing) is associated with serious health complications and psychosocial sequelae. This review aims to summarise the state of the evidence regarding dysphagia in people with intellectual disabilities (excluding prevalence), identify gaps in the evidence base and highlight future research priorities. METHOD: Studies published from 1 January 1990 to 19 July 2016 were identified using Medline, Cinahl, PsycINFO, Web of Science, email requests and cross citations...
March 12, 2017: Disability and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28286813/risk-factors-of-non-fatal-unintentional-home-injuries-among-children-under-5-years-old-a-population-based-study
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Sedigheh Nouhjah, Sharareh R Niakan Kalhori, Azadeh Saki
INTRODUCTION: In addition to the annual mortality rate, unintentional home injury may result in temporary or permanent disability and requires medical attention and continuous care in millions of children. This study aimed to explore features and risk factors of these injuries. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, demographic variables and epidemiologic pattern of home injuries among children under 5 years of age were collected via a population-based survey in seven main cities of Khuzestan province, southwest Iran, during September 2011 to December 2012...
2017: Emergency (Tehran, Iran)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053809/postoperative-quality-of-life-after-total-gastrectomy-compared-with-partial-gastrectomy-longitudinal-evaluation-by-european-organization-for-research-and-treatment-of-cancer-og25-and-sto22
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Jeong-Hwan Lee, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Yun Suk Choi, Tae Han Kim, Yeon-Ju Huh, Yun-Suhk Suh, Seong-Ho Kong, Han-Kwang Yang
PURPOSE: The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality-of-life questionnaire-OG25 was developed to evaluate the quality of life in patients with stomach and esophageal cancer. The following are included in the OG25 but not in the STO22: odynophagia, choked when swallowing, weight loss, trouble eating with others, trouble swallowing saliva, trouble talking, and trouble with coughing. In this study, we evaluated the quality of life of gastrectomized patients using both, the OG25 and the STO22...
December 2016: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28029687/age-related-changes-in-mastication
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M A Peyron, A Woda, P Bourdiol, M Hennequin
The paper reviews human mastication, focusing on its age-related changes. The first part describes mastication adaptation in young healthy individuals. Adaptation to obtain a food bolus ready to be swallowed relies on variations in number of cycles, muscle strength and volume of emitted saliva. As a result, the food bolus displays granulometric and rheological properties, the values of which are maintained within the adaptive range of deglutition. The second part concerns healthy ageing. Some mastication parameters are slightly modified by age, but ageing itself does not impair mastication, as the adaptation possibilities remain operant...
December 28, 2016: Journal of Oral Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27921301/a-very-unusual-accidental-mechanical-asphyxia-of-choking-with-a-whole-solea-solea
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Francesco Paolo Busardò, Giulio Mannocchi, Paola Pugnetti, Alessandro Santurro, Aldo Maggiordomo, Simona Zaami
The case here reported involves a schizophrenic 19-year-old girl under treatment with clotiapine, which was well tolerated except for a moderate dry mouth. The woman ingested a whole sole (Solea solea), which caused a very rapid death by choking. A complete autopsy was performed 24 h later, as well as histological and toxicological analysis. At autopsy, the sole was wedged in the esophagus causing a choking ab extrinseco. The fish had a length of 18 cm and a maximum width of 6 cm, weighing 188.7 g. Toxicological analysis detected 0...
December 6, 2016: Journal of Forensic Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913916/development-of-international-terminology-and-definitions-for-texture-modified-foods-and-thickened-fluids-used-in-dysphagia-management-the-iddsi-framework
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Julie A Y Cichero, Peter Lam, Catriona M Steele, Ben Hanson, Jianshe Chen, Roberto O Dantas, Janice Duivestein, Jun Kayashita, Caroline Lecko, Joseph Murray, Mershen Pillay, Luis Riquelme, Soenke Stanschus
Dysphagia is estimated to affect ~8% of the world's population (~590 million people). Texture-modified foods and thickened drinks are commonly used to reduce the risks of choking and aspiration. The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) was founded with the goal of developing globally standardized terminology and definitions for texture-modified foods and liquids applicable to individuals with dysphagia of all ages, in all care settings, and all cultures. A multi-professional volunteer committee developed a dysphagia diet framework through systematic review and stakeholder consultation...
December 2, 2016: Dysphagia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27759943/subclinical-dysphagia-in-persons-with-prader-willi-syndrome
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Roxann Diez Gross, Ronit Gisser, Gregory Cherpes, Katie Hartman, Rishi Maheshwary
Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is caused by a genetic imprinting abnormality resulting from the lack of expression of the paternal genes at 15q11-q13. Intellectual disability, low muscle tone, and life-threatening hyperphagia are hallmarks of the phenotype. The need for the Heimlich maneuver, death from choking, and pulmonary infection occur in a disproportionally high number of persons with PWS. The widely held belief is that eating behaviors are responsible for choking and aspiration; yet, no investigation had sought to determine if swallowing impairments were present in persons with PWS...
February 2017: American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27741346/candida-esophagitis-associated-with-mycophenolate-mofetil-treatment-of-atopic-dermatitis
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Anna Kurayev, Alice B Gottlieb
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case in which a patient developed Candida esophagitis (CE) after treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) for 22 months. CASE SUMMARY: A 59-year-old Caucasian female with long-standing history of AD successfully treated with MMF presented to the dermatology clinic for follow-up appointment with 3 months' history of projectile vomiting, choking, and trouble swallowing. Patient underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) that demonstrated whitish plaques in esophagus consistent with CE, which was confirmed by biopsy and cytology...
October 1, 2016: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27737660/radical-esophagectomy-for-a-92-year-old-woman-with-granulocyte-colony-stimulating-factor-producing-esophageal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-a-case-report
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Mari Kitani, Yukinori Yamagata, Asami Tanabe, Kouichi Yagi, Susumu Aikou, Takashi Kiyokawa, Masato Nishida, Hiroharu Yamashita, Kazuhiko Mori, Sachiyo Nomura, Yasuyuki Seto
BACKGROUND: Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF)-producing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) has been considered to have a poor prognosis. We successfully treated a case of G-CSF-producing ESCC in a 92-year-old woman. CASE PRESENTATION: A 92-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with the complaints of choking while swallowing and dysphagia. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a type 2 esophageal cancer located 26-35 cm from the dental arch, with no distant metastasis...
October 13, 2016: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27687824/dysphagia-results-from-multivariable-predictive-modelling-on-aspiration-from-a-subset-of-the-artscan-trial
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Karin Söderström, Per Nilsson, Göran Laurell, Björn Zackrisson, Eva Levring Jäghagen
PURPOSE: To establish predictive models for late objective aspiration and late patient-reported choking based on dose-volume parameters and baseline patient and treatment characteristics, for patients with head and neck cancer undergoing definitive radiotherapy (RT). The impact of electively treated volume on late aspiration was also investigated. METHODS AND MATERIAL: This prospective cohort is a subsample of 124 survivors from the ARTSCAN study. Late aspiration was identified with videofluoroscopy, at a minimum of 25months after the start of RT...
September 26, 2016: Radiotherapy and Oncology: Journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579506/impaired-swallowing-in-hospitalized-patients-an-observational-study-in-a-community-hospital-in-japan-2012-2014
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Mari Hayashi, Ayako Yahiro, Yuri Sakuragi, Kanako Iwamatsu, Hiroko Sakamoto, Yasuo Kaizuka, Takuya Tsuchihashi, Masahiro Kamouchi
BACKGROUND: Dysphagia is a serious health problem in aging populations. Older persons also experience high rates of chronic illness and hospitalization. Accurate identification of dysphagia at the time of hospital admission is important for providing supportive interventions for effective swallowing and preventing complications of dysphagia. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of potential impairment of swallowing function, the association between self-reported and observed swallowing difficulty, and factors associated with swallowing impairment in hospitalized patients...
September 2016: Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27553698/a-young-woman-with-oligomenorrohea-and-dysphagia
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Arijit Singha, Dibakar Biswas, Manojkumar Patil
A 35-year-old house wife attended our clinic with oligomenorrhea for the last three months. She also complained of diffuse body ache, joint pain and decreased bowel movements. Very often she experienced choking sensation in the throat and had difficulty in swallowing solid food. On examination, goitre was absent but a globular pink colour mass was detected at the base of the tongue.
January 2017: European Journal of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27496062/effective-management-of-cricopharyngeal-achalasia-in-infants-and-children-with-dilatation-alone
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Gulnur Gollu, Numan Demir, Ufuk Ates, Selen Serel Aslan, Ergun Ergun, Gonul Kucuk, Aydin Yagmurlu
AIM: Cricopharyngeal achalasia (CPA) is a rare clinical condition that is characterized by aspiration, choking, and nasopharyngeal regurgitation. The aim of this study is to introduce the outcomes of dilatation alone in children with CPA. PATIENTS AND METHOD: After the evaluation of upper esophageal sphincter with endoscopy, dilatation was performed. All patients underwent videofluoroscopic evaluation and swallowing therapy after the surgical procedure. A retrospective chart review was performed in children with CPA...
November 2016: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27487618/foreign-body-in-the-nasopharynx-masquerading-as-pharyngotonsillitis
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C O A Enyuma, M Offiong, A Adekanye, U Akpan, N Ezeanyagu, O Uffiah
Foreign body (FB) in the aerodigestive tracts has been commonly reported but findings of impacted foreign bodies in the nasopharynx following inhalation/ingestion are very rare. Most of the FB gets lodged as a result of forceful vomiting, coughing,and digital manoeuvres for removal of FB in the oropharynx. Several objects have been identified lodged in the nasopharynx. No age group is spared although most victims are children under 10 years of age. Foreign bodies in the nasopharynx can be uneventful or potentially dangerous depending on type, size and location as it may cause sudden airway obstruction, or local pressure necrosis of alimentary or respiratory tract or both...
October 2015: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27326961/reasons-of-dysphagia-after-operation-of-anterior-cervical-decompression-and-fusion
#16
Bing Wu, Fei Song, Shourong Zhu
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the reasons, clinical manifestation, risk factors, prevention and treatment of dysphagia after operation of anterior cervical decompression and fusion. SUMMARYOF BACKGROUND DATA: Dysphagia is one of severe complications after anterior cervical decompression and fusion. There were a few studies about reasons and prevention of dysphagia. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed medical charts of patients underwent anterior cervical decompression and fusion in our hospital from January 2012 to December 2012...
June 20, 2016: Clinical Spine Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27192650/a-patient-with-aspiration-pneumonia-after-mandibular-osteotomy-with-genioplasty
#17
Seigo Ohba, Takako Kawasaki, Megumi Hashimoto, Noriaki Yoshida, Izumi Ashina
Orthognathic surgery including maxillary osteotomy, mandibular osteotomy, and genioplasty is a reliable treatment strategy for jaw deformity. However, there are some complications associated with these surgeries, including neurovascular damage and abnormal bleeding. The authors present here a patient of aspiration pneumonia after mandibular osteotomy.An 18-year-old female patient underwent sagittal split ramus osteotomy and genioplasty for mandibular prognathism. She began choking and coughing immediately after surgery...
June 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27102184/screening-accuracy-for-aspiration-using-bedside-water-swallow-tests-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Martin B Brodsky, Debra M Suiter, Marlís González-Fernández, Henry J Michtalik, Tobi B Frymark, Rebecca Venediktov, Tracy Schooling
BACKGROUND: Hospitalizations for aspiration pneumonia have doubled among older adults. Using a bedside water swallow test (WST) to screen for swallowing-related aspiration can be efficient and cost-effective for preventing additional comorbidities and mortality. We evaluated screening accuracy of bedside WSTs used to identify patients at risk for dysphagia-associated aspiration. METHODS: Sixteen online databases, Google Scholar, and known content experts through May 2015 were searched...
July 2016: Chest
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27099636/changes-in-the-oral-moisture-and-the-amount-of-microorganisms-in-saliva-and-tongue-coating-after-oral-ingestion-resumption-a-pilot-study
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Natsuki Kishimoto, Roxana Stegaroiu, Satoko Shibata, Kayoko Ito, Makoto Inoue, Akitsugu Ohuchi
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Tube feeding has been significantly associated with a higher rate of aspiration pneumonia that is mainly related to oral microorganisms and a reduced salivary flow. Thus, the difference in the mode of nutritional intake is expected to affect the oral environment, but this has not yet been fully clarified. The purpose of this study was to investigate, in tube-fed patients, changes in the oral moisture and the counts of microorganisms in saliva and tongue coating, which occur after oral ingestion resumption...
2016: Open Dentistry Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27057909/dihuang-yinzi-a-classical-chinese-herbal-prescription-for-amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis-a-12-year-follow-up-case-report
#20
Hui Qiu, Ji-Huang Li, Su-Bing Yin, Jiang-Qiong Ke, Chang-Lin Qiu, Guo-Qing Zheng
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating progressive neurodegenerative disease with no effective treatment and death within 2 to 5 years after symptom onset. Here, we reported a case of ALS patient using modified Dihuang Yinzi (DHYZ), a classical traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription, who has survived 12 years with significant improvement in bulbar paralysis.A 41-year-old Chinese Han nationality woman was admitted to the hospital with complaints of weakened bilateral grip, slurred speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years...
April 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
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