X-rays are a form of invisible electromagnetic energy of short wavelength (radiation) that is produced when high-speed electrons strike a heavy metal. X-rays can be used to produce images of bones, organs, and internal tissues. Low doses of X-rays are passed through the tissues and cast images - essentially shadows - onto film or a fluorescent screen showing structural changes...
Cookies were often the treat that Mom and I would share when I would go to the nursing home. You could see Mom’s eyes light up when I... Read more »
I have been experiencing a lot of difficulty swallowing and underwent an endoscopy that was normal. What can this be? While it was correct... Read more »
My last post discussed the evaluation of dysphagia, aspiration, and the modified barium swallow examination. This post covers thickeners,... Read more »