Swallowing dysfunction as a factor that should be remembered in recurrent pneumonia: videofluoroscopic swallow study

KAYMAZ N., Ozcelik U., DEMİR N., Cinel G., Yalcin E., DOĞRU ERSÖZ D., ...More

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.69, no.5, pp.396-402, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04245-6
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-402
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND: The swallow function is one of the strong defense mechanism against aspiration. Aspiration and pneumonia are unavoidable in patients with defective mechanism of swallowing. The aim of this study was to evaluate patients with recurrent pneumonia in terms of videofluoroscopic examination results.