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Fluoroscopic swallowing study

A dynamic swallowing study via fluoroscopy may be essential in diagnosing a sliding hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux, esophageal dysmotility, crycopharyngeal achalasia or assynchrony, among others. 

Gastroesophageal reflux

We typically associate gastroesophageal reflux in patients with a history of regurgitation. However, there are many patients with gastroesophageal reflux that present with a variety of clinical signs including chronic coughing,  reverse sneezing, among others. 

Normal swallowing

Our Internal Medicine team

Besides Dr. Otoni and Dr. Galvao, Dr. Julie Danner is also part of our internal medicine team and she also does this procedure.

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