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2013-04-30 23:38:36

A new study reports that flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum by using a diverticuloscope offers a treatment modality with a very low complication rate.

Patients Who Have Difficulty Swallowing Could Soon Be Tested More Effectively
2013-03-26 12:11:39

Those suffering from swallowing difficulties, especially stroke patients, could be evaluated more efficiently and noninvasively thanks to research under way at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Toronto.

2012-12-03 20:46:20

Johns Hopkins experts are recommending early post-surgical assessment -- preferably within 24 hours -- for trouble chewing and swallowing food, or speaking normally, among patients who have had benign tumors removed from the base of the brain.

2012-06-26 23:02:14

One in five American teenagers now suffer from some type of hearing loss, an increase of 31% since the mid-1990s, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

2012-06-21 02:11:49

A six-food elimination diet significantly improves symptoms in adult patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

2012-06-07 23:03:16

HomeCEUConnection.com is hosting 3 new live, interactive webinars this month.


Latest Dysphagia Reference Libraries

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.