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Modified Barium Swallows Now Offered

Posted: 12/6/2016

Children in the area can now visit Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) for Pediatric Modified Barium Swallows (MBS), evaluations that are integral in assessing and ruling out aspiration in the pediatric through adult populations. Specifically, these studies aim to assess the safest consistencies that a patient is able to take without dysphagia or swallowing dysfunction resulting in the risk of aspiration (food and liquids entering the airway).

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber  CSSMCW  Modified Barium Swallow  Pediatric  Speech Therapy