NW Mobile FEES is a subsidiary of Idaho Dysphagia Specialists, PLLC
Provider of mobile Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) in the Pacific Northwest!
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Literature Comparing Efficacy of Endoscopic and Fluoroscopic Swallow Evaluations:
Crary, M.A., Baron, J. (1997) Endoscopic and Fluoroscopic Evaluations of Swallowing: Comparison of Observed and Inferred Findings. Dysphagia, 12(2).
Langmore, S.E., Schatz, K., & Olsen, N. (1991). Endoscopic and video fluoroscopic evaluations of swallowing and aspiration. Annals of Otalgia, Rhinology & Laryngology. 100(8), 678-681.
Mu, C.H., Hsiao, T.Y., Chen, J.C., Chang, Y.C., &Lee, S.Y. (1997). Evaluation of swallowing safety with fiberoptic endoscope: Comparison with video fluoroscopic technique. Laryngoscope, 107, 396-401.
Smithard, D.G., O’Neill, P.A., Park, C., et al. (1998) Can bedside assessment reliably exclude aspiration following acute stroke? Age and Ageing, 27i(2), 99-106.
Literature Supporting Additional Information Obtainable through FEES:
Aviv, J.E. (2000). Prospective, randomized outcome study of endoscopy vs. modified barium swallow in patients with dysphagia. Laryngoscope, 100, 563-574.
Kelly, A.M. (2007). Assessing penetration and aspiration: How do videofluoroscopy and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing compare? The Laryngoscope, 117, 1732-1727.
Takahashi, N, Kikutani, T, Tamura, F., Groher, M., & Kuboki, T. (2012). Videoendoscopic assessment of swallowing function to predict the future incidence of pneumonia of the elderly. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 39; 429-437.