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Total Dysphagia Risk Score (TDRS) of Langendijk et al

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Langendijk et al developed the Total Dysphagia Risk Score (TDRS) to identify a patient with head and neck cancer who is likely to experience swallowing dysfunction following curative radiotherapy. This can help to identify a patient who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from VU University Medical Center Amsterdam and University Medical Center Groningen in The Netherlands.

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