Tag : Swallowing

Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: Topical Steroids Administered During Cervical Spine Surgery Reduce Swallowing Difficulties After the Procedure

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A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that topical steroids administered during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery help reduce swallowing difficulties...
Gastroenterology

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

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Children who choke when they drink or eat may have what’s known as dysphagia, or a swallowing disorder — one of the most common medical...
Neurology

4 yrs. after stroke, improvements in chronic pain & swallowing after treatment by Edward Tobinick, M.D.

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4 years after brainstem stroke, improvements in chronic central post-stroke pain and less difficulty in swallowing immediately following perispinal etanercept treatment by Dr. Tobinick, February...
Gastroenterology

Investigational drug reduces heartburn severity in patients with refractory GERD

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An investigational drug that binds bile acids in the stomach can reduce the severity of heartburn symptoms in patients with treatment-resistant gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and physicians from the Hilda and J. Lester Gabrilove Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease and the Department of...
Gastroenterology

Kids with celiac disease and allergic inflammatory disorder may not need to remove soy from their diets

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Children who have both celiac disease and an associated allergic inflammatory disorder may not need to permanently remove soy from their diets to reduce scarring...
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Mount Sinai West offers minimally invasive procedure to treat non-cancerous thyroid nodules

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Mount Sinai West has begun offering a minimally invasive procedure to treat non-cancerous thyroid nodules that are symptomatic and would have otherwise required invasive surgery...

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