Sensitivity and Specificity of the Eating Assessment Tool and the Volume-Viscosity Swallow Test for Clinical Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

Rofes L, Arreola V, Mukherjee R, Clavé P Neurogastroenterol Motil 2014 Sep;26:1256-65. Aim: To re-validate the accuracy of the Volume-Viscosity Swallow Test (V-VST) for Clinical Assessment by using a new thickening agent with an exclusive formula (ThickenUp® Clear) on 120 patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia associated with age and neurological pathology. Results: The study sh...

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