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ECR 2018 / C-1627
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Conventional radiology in the study of dysphagia. The role of Barium esophagogram and Videofluoroscopic oropharyngeal swallow study.
Congress: ECR 2018
Poster No.: C-1627
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Swallowing disorders, Motility, Contrast agent-oral, Barium meal, Conventional radiography, Gastrointestinal tract
Authors: F. J. Azpeitia Armán, R. M. Lorente Ramos, C. Oliva Fonte, M. P. Gete García, T. Collazo Lorduy; Madrid/ES



The evaluation of dysphagia remains one of the commonest indications for barium studies, including diagnosis of functional or structural abnormalities.


Types of dysphagia:


1.- Oropharyngeal


2.- Esophageal


Barium esophagram and VFSS are the best techniques for diagnosis. They depict the sequence of the fast process of swallowing.


VFSS is the current gold standard for diagnosis and management of dysphagia.



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