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Is the Electrical Threshold of Sensation on the Soft Palate Indicative of the Recovery Process of the Swallowing Reflex Based on Functional Assessment?

By Koichiro Ueda, Osamu Takahashi, Hisao Hiraba, Masaru Yamaoka, Enri Nakayama, Kimiko Abe, Mituyasu Sato, Hisako Ishiyama, Akinari Hayashi and Kotomi Sakai

Submitted: June 6th 2014Reviewed: May 7th 2015Published: September 2nd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/60771

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Koichiro Ueda, Osamu Takahashi, Hisao Hiraba, Masaru Yamaoka, Enri Nakayama, Kimiko Abe, Mituyasu Sato, Hisako Ishiyama, Akinari Hayashi and Kotomi Sakai (September 2nd 2015). Is the Electrical Threshold of Sensation on the Soft Palate Indicative of the Recovery Process of the Swallowing Reflex Based on Functional Assessment?, Seminars in Dysphagia Renee Speyer and Hans Bogaardt, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/60771. Available from:

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