Instrumental swallowing evaluation
Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study (VFSS) also called
Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) Study, is an x-ray diagnostic tool to
evaluate the swallow function of the mouth and throat. A Speech
Pathologist and Radiologist work together perform the exam.
To request an appointment, please call Therapy Services at : 434-924-2653
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Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow
(FEES) is performed by the SLP using a flexible endoscope inserted
through the nose that connects to a computer and video monitor.
The swallow function of the throat can be seen on the video
Because the study requires cooperation, it can only be completed with children at certain ages and is arranged after evaluation by one of our SLPs.
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