Sonja Suntrup-Krueger
University of Münster
SwallowingInternal medicineRadiologyProspective cohort studyStimulationOropharyngeal dysphagiaDiseaseParkinson's diseaseDysphagiaMyositisAspiration pneumoniaPharyngeal ResidueStroke patientCough reflexAnesthesiaSalivaStrokeMedicineGastroenterologySensory systemPhysical medicine and rehabilitation
43Publications
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Publications 42
Newest
Jul 1, 2019 in EMBC (International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society)
#1Asad Khan (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 2
#2Marios Antonakakis (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 9
Last. Carsten H. Wolters (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 36
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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a noninvasive method that delivers current through the scalp to enhance or suppress brain activity. The standard way of applying tDCS is by the use of two large rectangular sponge electrodes on the scalp. The resulting currents often stimulate a broad region of the brain distributed over brain networks. In order to address this issue, recently, multi-electrode transcranial direct current stimulation with optimized montages has been used to stimul...
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#2Thomas MarianH-Index: 8
Last. Tobias WarneckeH-Index: 30
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Introduction: Although patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) often suffer from oropharyngeal dysphagia, knowledge about the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms is limited. Substance P (SP) is a localization-independent neurotransmitter of the entire nervous system. Reduced levels of SP were found in saliva of patients with impaired cough reflex and in advanced stages of PD. The aim of the study was to investigate SP in PD patients in order to gain further insights into the underlying patho...
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#2Thomas MarianH-Index: 8
Last. Rainer DziewasH-Index: 42
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INTRODUCTION: Although patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome frequently require orotracheal intubation and tracheostomy, the incidence and relevance of neurogenic dysphagia prior to intubation and risk factors for prolonged requirement for a tracheal cannula have not yet been identified. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of the medical records of 88 patients was performed. Clinical characteristics were compared between intubated and nonintubated patients and between immediately decannulated and no...
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Purpose of Review This review gives an outline of the current state of knowledge on swallowing-related neurophysiology, neuroplasticity mechanisms following dysphagic stroke and neuromodulatory treatment approaches to enhance recovery processes for faster and better rehabilitation of post-stroke dysphagia.
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#1Sun Im (Catholic University of Korea)H-Index: 13
#2Sonja Suntrup-Krueger (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 9
Last. Tobias Warnecke (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 30
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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Diagnosis of pharyngeal dysphagia caused by myasthenia gravis (MG) based on clinical examination alone is often challenging. Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) combined with Tensilon (edrophonium) application, referred to as the FEES-Tensilon test, was developed to improve diagnostic accuracy and to detect the main symptoms of pharyngeal dysphagia in MG. Here we investigated inter- and intra-rater reliability of the FEES-Tensilon test and analyzed the mai...
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#1P. MuhleH-Index: 1
#1Paul MuhleH-Index: 10
Last. Rainer DziewasH-Index: 42
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Introduction Dysphagia is one of the most important and prognostically relevant complications of acute stroke. Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation (PES) is a treatment device that enhances cortical reorganization for the restoration of swallowing function after cerebral injury. Furthermore, it was shown that PES leads to a temporary increase of Substance P (SP) level in saliva but not serum in healthy adults. The neuropeptide SP likely acts as a neurotransmitter in the pharyngeal mucosa and enhanc...
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#1P. MuhleH-Index: 1
#1Paul Muhle (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 10
Last. Sonja Suntrup-KruegerH-Index: 9
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Objective Dysphagia is a frequent and outcome-relevant complication of various neurological disorders, whose treatment options are still limited. Lately, neuromodulatory treatment devices have come into focus to enhance adaptive plasticity in the cortical swallowing network. However, performing neurophysiological and functional imaging studies to investigate these novel neurostimulation techniques for the treatment of neurogenic dysphagia in severely affected patients is difficult. Therefore, ba...
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#1Inga ClausH-Index: 6
#2Judith SuttrupH-Index: 2
Last. Tobias WarneckeH-Index: 30
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Background: Esophageal dysfunction is a frequent phenomenon in Parkinson's disease during all disease stages, but data about esophageal involvement in atypical parkinsonian syndromes as well as possible differences between alpha-synucleinopathies and tauopathies, including causative links to the origin of the dysfunction, are lacking so far. Objective: To describe esophageal alternation patterns in different parkinsonian syndromes and to look for differences supporting the hypothesis of alpha-sy...
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#1Paul MuhleH-Index: 10
Last. Tobias WarneckeH-Index: 30
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Varicella zoster virus reactivation is a rare cause of pharyngeal dysphagia with long-term sequelae persisting in most cases. A 76-year-old immunocompetent woman presented with a 4-week history of dysphagia and dysphonia. Brain magnetic resonance imaging displayed a negative finding. Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing showed a severe dysphagia leading to a percutaneous gastrostomy eventually. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed a lymphocytic pleocytosis and polymerase chain reactio...
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#2Corinna Ringmaier (University of Cologne)H-Index: 2
Last. Rainer DziewasH-Index: 42
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OBJECTIVE: We evaluated whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is able to enhance dysphagia rehabilitation following stroke. Besides relating clinical effects with neuroplastic changes in cortical swallowing processing, we aimed to identify factors influencing treatment success. METHODS: In this double-blind, randomized study, 60 acute dysphagic stroke patients received contralesional anodal (1mA, 20 minutes) or sham tDCS on 4 consecutive days. Swallowing function was thoroughly ...
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