Tesla Turbo-Flash Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Swallow Physiology

Swallowing disorders are common in head and neck cancer patients and have a significant health impact. Unfortunately, despite the significant effects of the disorder, major gaps in our knowledge regarding the normal swallowing mechanism persist.  In this article, THANC describes a methodology for obtaining high-quality dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences of the swallow sequence in healthy volunteers.

Amin MR, Lazarus CL, Pai VM, Mulholland TP, Shepard T, Branski RC, Wang EY

The Laryngoscope, January 2012

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