"Oropharynx" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The middle portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth, inferior to the SOFT PALATE, and superior to the base of the tongue and EPIGLOTTIS. It has a digestive function as food passes from the mouth into the oropharynx before entering ESOPHAGUS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oropharynx" by people in Profiles.
Cai Y, Zheng YJ, Gulati A, Butrymowicz A, Krauter R, Pletcher SD, Sharon JD, Goldberg AN, Chang JL. Patient Use of Low-cost Digital Videoscopes and Smartphones for Remote Ear and Oropharyngeal Examinations. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 04 01; 147(4):336-342.
Stone D, Bogaardt H, Linnstaedt SD, Martin-Harris B, Smith AC, Walton DM, Ward E, Elliott JM. Whiplash-Associated Dysphagia: Considerations of Potential Incidence and Mechanisms. Dysphagia. 2020 06; 35(3):403-413.
Lefton-Greif MA, McGrattan KE, Carson KA, Pinto JM, Wright JM, Martin-Harris B. First Steps Towards Development of an Instrument for the Reproducible Quantification of Oropharyngeal Swallow Physiology in Bottle-Fed Children. Dysphagia. 2018 02; 33(1):76-82.
Flax-Goldenberg R, Kulkarni KS, Carson KA, Pinto JM, Martin-Harris B, Lefton-Greif MA. Concordance Between Aspiration Detected on Upper Gastrointestinal Series and Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study in Bottle-Fed Children. Dysphagia. 2016 08; 31(4):505-10.
Gullung JL, Hill EG, Castell DO, Martin-Harris B. Oropharyngeal and esophageal swallowing impairments: their association and the predictive value of the modified barium swallow impairment profile and combined multichannel intraluminal impedance-esophageal manometry. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Nov; 121(11):738-45.
Bleier BS, Debnath I, Harvey RJ, Schlosser RJ. Temporospatial quantification of fluorescein-labeled sinonasal irrigation delivery. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 1(5):361-5.
Brodsky MB, McFarland DH, Dozier TS, Blair J, Ayers C, Michel Y, Gillespie MB, Day TA, Martin-Harris B. Respiratory-swallow phase patterns and their relationship to swallowing impairment in patients treated for oropharyngeal cancer. Head Neck. 2010 Apr; 32(4):481-9.
Martin-Harris B, Michel Y, Castell DO. Physiologic model of oropharyngeal swallowing revisited. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Aug; 133(2):234-40.
Ezri T, Szmuk P, Evron S, Warters RD, Herman O, Weinbroum AA. Nasal versus oral fiberoptic intubation via a cuffed oropharyngeal airway (COPA) during spontaneous ventilation. J Clin Anesth. 2004 Nov; 16(7):503-7.
McNiece WL, Dierdorf SF. The pediatric airway. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2004 Aug; 13(3):152-65.