A) Videofluoroscopic swallowing study image showing a lateral view of the infant with premature spillage of liquid food (with added contrast) in the pharynx before triggering of the swallowing reflex
Therefore, we suggest that sensory inputs necessary for the perception of bolus and viscosity are not propagated to the central nervous system and that the triggering of swallowing reflex
is delayed in neglect patients because of perceptual dysfunction, problems discriminating among sensory stimuli, problems organizing to give meaning to stimuli, and problems with bolus formation in the mouth.
The most common risk factors for FBA in adults include increased age, impaired swallowing reflex
, mental retardation, and altered mental status due to various causes including trauma, neurological illness, medications, substance abuse, and seizures.
This technique can be performed frequently throughout the day as well as before or during mealtimes in patients with delayed triggering of the swallowing reflex
Iwasaki reported the effect of HKT on the swallowing reflex
in patients with cerebrovascular disease and Parkinson's disease (Iwasaki et al.
For some children, these more common feeding problems may reflect a specific oral-motor problem, such as uncoordinated tongue movement during lateralization or dysfunctional oral transport of the food bolus to the back of the mouth to initiate the swallowing reflex
Sleep on your back--when the spit collects back there, it triggers a swallowing reflex
The food is then gathered up by the tongue and propelled to the back of the mouth thereby initiating the involuntary swallowing reflex
The agents' stimulation of the cough reflex or the swallowing reflex
may protect against aspiration-related pneumonia in the elderly, the researchers speculated.
14, 1998, was especially tough on Sanchez: The left side of his face is permanently paralyzed and he lost his swallowing reflex
Her swallowing reflex
remains intact, and there is no evidence of either further neurological problems or difficulty swallowing prior to her admission to MSPI.
Spoon Dose(TM) utilizes Fuisz Technologies' proprietary microsphere technology to package drug dosages into extremely small beads that are coated to mask taste, and respond to the normal swallowing reflex
when taken with or without water.
The family is hoping that John's swallowing reflex
improves enough for the breathing tube to be removed and then his rehabilitation can start in earnest.