Electrophysiological Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Parkinson’s Disease

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Ertekin, Cumhur;
(2014)
  • Publisher: The Korean Movement Disorder Society
  • Journal: Journal of Movement Disorders,volume 7,issue 2,pages31-56 (issn: 2005-940X, eissn: 2093-4939)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14802/jmd.14008, pmc: PMC4213532
  • Subject: Review Article | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | RC346-429 | Dysphagia | Diaphragm | Parkinson’s disease | Electromyography | Oro-pharyngeal swallowing | Crico-pharyngeal sphincter
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | fungi

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, neurodegenerative movement disorder that typically affects elderly patients. Swallowing disorders are highly prevalent in PD and can have grave consequences, including pneumonia, malnutrition, dehydration and mortality. Neurogenic ... View more
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