Ksenia Perlova
University of Münster
Internal medicineSurrogate endpointOropharyngeal dysphagiaPneumoniaWeaknessDysphagiaMyositisAspiration pneumoniaPharyngeal ResidueMedicine
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#1Bendix Labeit (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 5
#2Ksenia Perlova (WWU: University of Münster)
Last. Tobias Warnecke (WWU: University of Münster)H-Index: 30
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INTRODUCTION Oropharyngeal dysphagia is a clinical hallmark of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM). This study investigated predictors, outcome, and characteristics of oropharyngeal dysphagia in patients with different types of IIM. METHODS Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) videos of 71 IIM patients were retrospectively analysed for bolus spillage, penetration, aspiration, and pharyngeal residue. Based on these findings, dysphagia severity was rated. Regression analyses were...
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