Dysphagia 2021 Mar 17. Epub 2021 Mar 17.
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8574, Japan.
The association between swallowing function and cough strength in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) is unknown. We evaluated the relationship between voluntary cough strength and dysphagia among patients with UVFP (UVFP group) by comparing their data with that of corresponding healthy participants (healthy control [HC] group) in a prospective observational study. From February 1st, 2018 to March 30th, 2019, we recruited patients with a voice disorder due to UVFP, who were referred to our university hospital. Read More