Paced Glottic Closure for Controlling Aspiration Pneumonia in Patients With Neurologic Deficits of Various Causes

Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, 04/07/2010

Vocal fold pacing for aspiration pneumonia from a variety of neurologic insults appears to be appropriate as long as the glottis can be sealed. It is not sufficient when the cricopharyngeus must be independently opened.

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