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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 493174, 10 pages
Research Article

On the Physiology of Normal Swallowing as Revealed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Real Time

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, Universitätsmedizin, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Robert-Koch-Straße 40, 37075 Göttingen, Germany
2Biomedizinische NMR Forschungs GmbH am Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Received 15 November 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; Published 12 February 2014

Academic Editor: Paul Enck

Copyright © 2014 Arno Olthoff et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Movie 1: Real-time MRI of normal swallowing at 25 frames per second. Retrospectively synchronized movies of three separate swallows (27-year-old female) in a mid-sagittal, coronal, and axial plane.

  1. Supplementary Movie