Alterations in hyolaryngeal elevation after esophageal anastomosis: A possible mechanism for airway aspiration


DEMİR N. , Arslan S. S. , Yalcin S., Karaduman A., TANYEL F. C. , SOYER T.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.52, no.10, pp.1580-1582, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.04.001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1580-1582

Abstract

Aim: A prospective study was performed to evaluate anatomical alterations and hyolaryngeal elevation (HE) by videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) in patients with esophageal atresia-tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF).