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Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Hutcheson et al evaluated the ability of a patient to swallow after cancer therapy using the Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST). This can help to identify a patient at risk for serious complications over time. The authors are from multiple institutions in the United States and England.

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