Dysphagia secondary to the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy on swallowingin treated head and neck cancer patients. Early and late effects of radiotherapy on tissues are described. Specific effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy on oropharyngeal swallowing are reviewed. Behavioral, medical, and surgical management of dysphagia in this population are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Deglutition
Subtitle of host publicationA Multidisciplinary Text for Swallowing and its Disorders
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages431-443
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781461437949
ISBN (Print)9781461437932
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Dysphagia
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Radiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Swallowing

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