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Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing: Publications

Below are several recently published articles on FEESST.
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Cohen M.A., Setzen M., Perlman P.W., Ditkoff M., Mattucci K.F., Guss J.
The safety of flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing with sensory testing in an outpatient otolaryngology setting.
Laryngoscope. 2003 Jan;113(1):21-4.

Aviv J.E.
The Bedside Swallowing Evaluation
When Endoscopy is an Option: What Would You Choose?
Dysphagia 2002; 17:219.
 

Setzen M., Cohen M.A., Mattucci K.F., Perlman P.W., Ditkoff M.K.
Laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits as a predictor of aspiration.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001 Jun;124(6):622-4
 

Aviv J.E., Spitzer J., Cohen M., Ma G., Belafsky P., Close L.G.
Laryngeal adductor reflex and pharyngeal
squeeze as predictors of laryngeal penetration and aspiration.

Laryngoscope 2002 Feb;112(2):338-41

Aviv J.E., Sataloff R.T., Cohen M., Spitzer J, Ma G., Bhayani R., Close L.G.
Cost effectiveness of two types of dysphagia care in head and neck cancer: a preliminary report.
Ear Nose and Throat Journal. 2001; 80: 553-558.

Aviv, J.
Clinical assessment of pharyngolaryngeal sensitivity.
Am J Med 2000 Mar 6;108 Suppl 4a:68S-72S PMID: 10718455

Aviv J.E., Kim T., Sacco R.L., Kaplan S., Goodhart K., Diamond B., Close L.G.
FEESST: a new bedside endoscopic test
of the motor and sensory components of swallowing.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1998 May;107(5 Pt 1):378-87.

Aviv J.E., Kim T., Thomson J.E., Sunshine S., Kaplan S., Close L.G.
Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of
swallowing with sensory testing (FEESST) in healthy controls.

Dysphagia. 1998 Spring;13(2):87-92.

Aviv J.E., Kaplan S.T., Thomson J.E., Spitzer J., Diamond B., Close L.G.
The safety of flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
with sensory testing (FEESST): an analysis of 500 consecutive evaluations.

Dysphagia. 2000 Winter;15(1):39-44.

Aviv J.E., Sacco R.L., Mohr J.P., Thompson J.L., Levin B., Sunshine S., Thomson J., Close L.G.
Laryngopharyngeal sensory testing with modified
barium swallow as predictors of aspiration pneumonia after stroke.

Laryngoscope. 1997 Sep;107(9):1254-60.

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Kim T., Sacco R.L., Thomson J.E., Diamond B., Close L.G.
Laryngopharyngeal sensory
discrimination testing and the laryngeal adductor reflex.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1999 Aug;108(8):725-30.

Bellow are Abstracts written or co-written by Dr. Aviv

Aviv JE, Sanders I, Kraus WM, Biller HF
A non-invasive technique of controlling vocal cord movement
during laryngoscopy: transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve.

Abstracts of the 10th Midwinter Meeting of the ARO. 10:44, 1987.

Kraus WM, Sanders I, Aviv JE, Biller HF.
Manipulation of the glottic aperture by transmural electrical activation of laryngeal muscles in dogs.
Abstracts of the 10th ARO. 10:45, 1987.

Kraus WM, Sanders I, Aviv JE, Biller HF.
The laryngeal electrode platform: An indwelling device for mobilizing the vocal cords.
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association.
67:36, 1987.

Sanders I, Kraus WM, Aviv JE, Biller HF.
A new technique for diagnosing movement disorders
of the larynx: transmucosal stimulation of the laryngeal muscles.

108th Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological Association Abstracts. 60:15, 1987.

Sanders I, Kraus WM, Aviv JE, Sanders A.
Control of the glottic airway by indirect electrical stimulation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
Am Rev Resp Dis (Sup). 135: A499, 1987.

Aviv JE, Sanders I, Biller HF.:
Abductor vocal cord spasm.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 99: 148, 1988.

Urken ML, Aviv JE.
Sensate free flaps in oral and oropharyngeal reconstruction.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1992; 106: 548.

Aviv JE, Kim T, Thomson JE, Sunshine S, Kaplan S, Close LG.
Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing with sensory testing (FEESST) in healthy controls.
Dysphagia 1997; 12:110.

Aviv JE, Mohr JP, Blitzer A, Thomson J, Close LG.
Restoration of laryngopharyngeal sensation by neural anastomosis.
JAMA 1997; 277: 1336.

Aviv JE, Kim T, Goodhart K, Kaplan S, Diamond B, Close LG.
The safety of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with
Sensory Testing (FEESST) in healthy controls: an analysis of 500 consecutive evaluations.

Dysphagia 1998; 12:130.

DiTullio MR, Aviv JE, Homma S, Storper IS, Guss J, Murphy M, Ma G, Corwin SJ.
Superior safety of optically-guided TE.
JACC 2001; 37(Suppl. A): 430A.

Aviv JE, Cohen M, Spitzer J, Hicks D, Ma G, Close LG.
Absent laryngeal adductor reflex as a predictor of laryngeal penetration and aspiration.
Dysphagia 2001; 16: 150.

 

Publications written or co-written by Dr. Aviv

Postma G.N., Belafsky P.C., Aviv J.E., Koufman J.A.
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Testing
Ear Nose and Throat Journal 2002; 81(suppl 2): 14-18.
 

Koufman J.A., Aviv J.E., Casiano R.R., Shaw G.Y.
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: Position Statement
of the Committee on Speech, Voice, and Swallowing Disorders
of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002; 127:32-35.

Aviv J.E.
The Bedside Swallowing Evaluation
When Endoscopy is an Option: What Would You Choose?
Dysphagia 2002; 17:219.
 

Aviv J.E., Spitzer J., Cohen M., Ma G., Belafsky P., Close L.G.
Laryngeal Adductor Reflex and Pharyngeal
Squeeze as Predictors of Laryngeal Penetration and Aspiration
Laryngoscope 2002; 112: 338-341

DiTullio M.R., Aviv J.E., Homma S., Storper I.S., Guss J., Murphy M., Ma G., Corwin S.J.
Superior Safety of Optically-guided TE.
JACC 2001; 37(Suppl. A): 430A.
 

Aviv J.E., Takoudes T., Ma G., Close L.G.
Office-Based Esophagoscopy- A Preliminary Report
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery. 2001; 125: 170-175.
 

Aviv J.E., Kidder T., McCulloch.
Swallowing Disorders: Otolaryngologic Aspects. Self-instructional Package (SIPAC).
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2001.

Aviv J.E., Sataloff R.T., Cohen M., Spitzer J, Ma G., Bhayani R., Close L.G.
Cost effectiveness of two types of dysphagia care in head and neck cancer: a preliminary report.
Ear Nose and Throat Journal. 2001; 80: 553-558.
 

Aviv J.E.
Dysphagia: Slide Lecture Series.
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 2000.
 

Aviv J.E., Liu H., Parides M., Kaplan S..T, Close L.G.
Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Deficits in Patients with Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Dysphagia
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2000; 109:1000-1006.
 

Aviv J.E.
Clinical Assessment of Pharyngolaryngeal Sensitivity
Submitted to the American Journal of Medicine 2000; 108(4A): 68S-72S.

Aviv J.E., Parides M., Fellowes J., Close L.G.
Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing as an Alternative
To 24-hour pH Monitoring to Diagnose Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2000; 109(suppl. 184): 25-27.
 

Aviv J.E.
A Prospective, Randomized Outcome Study of
Endoscopy Versus Modified Barium Swallow in Patients with Dysphagia

Laryngoscope 2000; 110: 563-574.

Aviv J.E., Johnson L.F.
Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing (FEESST)
to Diagnose and Manage Patients with Pharyngeal Dysphagia
Practical Gastro 2000; 24: 52-59.
 

Aviv J.E., Kim T., Goodhart K., Kaplan S., Diamond B., Close L.G.
The Safety of Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing With Sensory
Testing (FEESST) in Healthy Controls: An Analysis of 500 Consecutive Evaluations

Dysphagia 2000; 15:39-44.
 

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Kim T., Sacco R.L., Thomson J.E., Diamond B., Close L.G.
Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Discrimination Testing and the Laryngeal Adductor Reflex
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1999; 108: 725-730.

Aviv J.E.
Endoscopic Diagnosis of Swallowing Disturbance
Journal Japan Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine 1999; 20: 169-188.
 

Aviv J.E.
Comments On Selected Recent Dysphagia Literature
Dysphagia 1998; 13: 66-67.

Aviv J.E, Kim T., Goodhart K., Kaplan S., Thomson J., Diamond B., Close L.G.
FEESST: A New Bedside Endoscopic Test of the Motor and Sensory Components of Swallowing
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1998; 107: 378-387.

Aviv J.E., Kim T., Thomson J., Sunshine S., Kaplan S., Close L.G.
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing (FEESST) in Healthy Controls
Dysphagia 1998; 13: 87-92.
 

Aviv J.E., Blitzer A.
Fundamentals of Head and Neck Reconstruction:
The Angiosome Concept and Pedicled Myocutaneous Flaps. Self-instructional package (SIPAC)
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1997.

Aviv J.E.
Effects of Aging on Sensitivity of the Pharyngeal and Supraglottic Areas
Am J Medicine 1997; 103(5A):74 S -76 S.
 

Aviv J.E.
Comments on Selected Recent Dysphagia Literature
Dysphagia 1997; 12: 100-101.

Aviv J.E., Sacco R.L., Mohr, J.P., Thompson J.L.P., Levin B., Sunshine S., Thomson J., Close L.G.
Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Discrimination Testing with
Modified Barium Swallow as Predictors of Aspiration Pneumonia After Stroke

Laryngoscope 1997; 107: 1254-1260.
 

Blitzer A., Binder W.J., Aviv J.E., Keen M.S., Brin M.F.
The Management of Hyperfunctional Facial Lines with
Botulinum Toxin: A Collaborative Study of 210 Injection Sites in 162 Patients
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997; 123:389-392.
 

Aviv J.E., Mohr J. A., Blitzer A., Thomson J., Close L.G.
Restoration of Laryngopharyngeal Sensation by Neural Anastomosis
Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1997; 123:154-160.
 

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Sacco R.L., Diamond B., Tandon R., Thompson J., Close L.G.
Silent Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Deficits After Stroke
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1997; 106: 87-93.
 

Aviv J.E.
Sensory Discrimination in the Larynx and Hypopharynx
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1997; 116:331-334.

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Sacco R.L., Diamond B., Zagar D., Keen M.S., Blitzer A.
Supraglottic and Pharyngeal Sensory Abnormalities in Stroke Patients With Dysphagia
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1996; 105: 92-97.

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Jones M.E., Wee T.A., Diamond B., Keen M.S., Blitzer, A.
Age-Related Changes in Pharyngeal and Supraglottic Sensation
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1994; 103: 749-752.
 

Keen M.S., Kopelman J.E., Aviv J.E., Binder W., Brin M., Blitzer A.
Botulinum Toxin A: A Novel Method to Remove Periorbital Wrinkles
Facial Plast Surgery 1994; 10: 141-146.

Aviv J.E., Keen M.S., Rodriguez H.P., Blitzer A.
Bi-Lobed Radial Forearm Free Flap for Functional Reconstruction of Near-Total Glossectomy Defects
Laryngoscope 1994; 104: 893-900.
 

Keen M.S., Blitzer A., Aviv J.E., Binder W., Prystowsky J., Smith H., Brin M.
Botulinum Toxin for Hyperkinetic Facial Lens: Results of a Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 1994; 94: 94-99.
 

Aviv J.E., Martin J.H., Keen M.S., Debell M., Blitzer A.
Air-Pulse Quantification of Supraglottic and Pharyngeal Sensation: A New Technique
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1993; 102: 777-780.

Blitzer A., Keen M.S., Brin M., Aviv, J.E.
Botulinum Toxin for Hyperkinetic Facial Lines
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1993; 119: 018-1022.
 

Ho B.T., Weinberg H., Zhang WX, Aviv JE, Biller H.F., Urken, M.L.
Hemodynamics of the Rodent Abdominal Skin Flap Following Primary Ischemia
Laryngoscope 1993; 103: 981-984,
 

Babajanian M., Zhang W.X., Aviv J.E., Weinberg H., Biller H.F., Urken M.L.
Prolongation of Secondary Critical Ischemia Time of
Experimental Skin Faps Using U.W. Solution as a Normothermic Perfusate
Otolaryngol- Head Neck Surgery 1993; 108: 149-155.
 

Aviv J.E., Urken M.L.
Management of the Paralyzed Face with Microneurovascular Free Muscle Transfer
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1992; 118: 909-912.

Aviv J.E., Hecht C.S., Weinberg H., Dalton J.F., Urken M.L.
Surface Sensibility of the Floor of Mouth and Tongue in Healthy Controls and in Radiated Patients
Otolaryngol-Head Neck Surgery 1992; 107:418- 423.

Aviv J.E., Urken M.L., Lawson W., Biller H.F.
The Superior Trapezius Myocutaneous Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1992; 118: 702-706.
 

Urken M.L., Weinberg H., Vickery C., Aviv J.E., Buchbinder D., Lawson W., Biller H.F.
The Combined Sensate Radial Forearm and Iliac Crest Free
Flaps for Reconstruction of Significant Glossectomy- Mandibulectomy Defects
Laryngoscope 1992; 102: 43-558.
 

Blitzer A., Brin M.F., Stewart C., Aviv J.E., Fahn S.
Abductor Laryngeal Dystonia: A Series Treated with Botulinum Toxin
Laryngoscope 1992; 102: 163-167.

Aviv J.E., Urken M.L., Vickery C., Weinberg H., Buchbinder D., Biller H.F.
The Combined Latissimus Dorsi- Scapular Free Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1991; 117:1242- 1250.

Naidu R.K., Aviv J.E., Lawson W., Biller H.F.
Aggressive Juvenile Fibromatosis Involving the Paranasal Sinuses
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1991; 104(4): 549-552.

Aviv J.E., Berkower A.S., Urken M.L.
Carotid Artery Laceration Secondary to Thyroid
Cartilage Fracture- An Unusual Complication of Blunt Neck Trauma
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1991; 104(3): 375-379.
 

Aviv J.E., Lawson W., Bottone E.J, Sachdev V.P., Som P.M., Biller H.F.
Multiple Intracranial Mucoceles Associated with Phaeohyphomycosis of the Paranasal Sinuses
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1990; 116(10): 1210-1213.
 

Aviv J.E., Sanders I., Biller H.F.
Abductor Vocal Cord Spasm
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1990; 102(3): 233-238.
 

Aviv J.E., Sanders I., Silva D., Kraus W.M., Wu B.L., Biller H.F.
Overcoming Laryngospasm by Electrical Stimulation of the Posterior Cricoarytenoid Muscle
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1989; 100(2): 110-118.
 

Sanders I., Kraus W.M., Morel B., Wu B.L., Aviv J.E., Biller H.F.
Transmucosal Stimulation of Laryngeal Muscles
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1989; 98(5): 339-345.
 

Kraus W.M., Sanders I., Aviv J.E., Biller H.F.
Laryngeal Electrode Platform: An Indwelling Device for Mobilizing the Vocal Cords
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1987; 96(6): 674-679.
 

Sanders I., Kraus W.M., Aviv J.E., Racenstein M.M., Biller H.F.
Transtracheal/Transesophageal Stimulation of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve
Laryngoscope 1987; 97(6): 663-667.
 

Sanders I., Aviv J.E., Kraus W.M., Racenstein M.M., Biller H.F.
Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve in Monkeys
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1987; 96(1): 38-42.
 

Sanders I., Aviv J.E., Biller H.F.
Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation of the
Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve: A Method of Controlling Vocal Cord Position
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery 1986; 95(2): 152-159.