Pilot Study for New Measurement for Tongue Range of Motion


Surgical resection in oral cancer patients can result in reduced lingual range of motion (ROM). However, few studies have quantified the degree of postoperative lingual restriction. In this pilot study, THANC aims to described a new measurement system to define tongue ROM in surgically treated oral cancer patients.

C. L. Lazarus, H. Husaini, A. S. Jacobson, J. K. Mojica, D. Buchbinder, D. Okay, M. L. Urken

Dysphagia, August 2014

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