Dysphagia patient case study

Tracheotomised patient with brainstem stroke dysphagia

Data courtesy of Landesklinikum Baden-Mödling, Austria

Introduction Dysphagia is a challenging consequence of brainstem stroke. In contrast to patients who present with hemispheric stroke, the dysphagia following brainstem stroke is generally more severe and may require enteral feeding for a longer period of time. Case Report … Continue reading

Dysphagia patient case study

Dysphagic patient after lung transplant and intubation

Data courtesy of Wythenshawe Hospital, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Introduction Intubation after double lung transplant is life-sustaining, but it may contribute to post-extubation swallowing dysfunction, delaying oral intake. Management of dysphagia is essential for a good outcome and fast recovery of the patient. Case Report A 63-year-old male who … Continue reading