Identification of Swallowing Patterns Associated with Dysphagia

UM Technology Enhanced Learning Project Description 

Normal Adult Swallow - Liquid Gulp from a glass (lateral view)


The subject is a 47 year old male with no history of swallowing problems. The videofluoroscopy segments include swallowing of a Liquid Gulp from a glass (lateral view) .

Notice that 2 swallows are needed to clear the liquid. This is considered normal.

You may also view each stage:

1. Oral Preparatory and Oral Phases

2. Pharyngeal Phase

 

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Special thanks to St.Mary's/Duluth Clinic (SMDC) Radiology and Speech Pathology departments for providing the videofluroscopy studies of the normal adult.