Title:
Clinical benefits of FEES in the diagnosis and management of dysphagia patients
Authors:
J. Vanderwegen
Institutions:
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Disease, Head & Neck surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
Keywords:
Dysphagia; deglutition disorders; endoscopy; patient care management; FEES
Pages:
7 - 16
Abstract:
Clinical benefits of FEES in the diagnosis and management of dysphagia patients. A comprehensive, well- executed and well-interpreted FEES examination can result in excellent evaluation and treatment planning for patients with dysphagia and/or aspiration. This review will look at the state-of-the-art technique, the interpretation, the predictive value and the safety of FEES.
Issue:
Suppl. 10, 2008


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Clinical benefits of FEES in the diagnosis and management of dysphagia patients