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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04245-6
  • Journal Name: MINERVA PEDIATRICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-402

Abstract

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.