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Research Article

The Occurrence of Laryngeal Penetration and Aspiration in Patients with Glottal Closure Insufficiency

Table 3

Frequency of different patterns of GCI with their PAS score.

Overall PAS score2.75

Pattern of GCIPatients with penetration Patients with aspirationMean of PAS score

Anterior chink (0%)
Posterior chink (16%) (0%) (0%)1
Irregular (2.3%) (0%) (0%)1
Spindle (11.3%) (20%) (0%)2
Hourglass (18.2%) (0%) (0%)1
Incomplete closure (52.2%) (21.73%) (4.34%)
PAS score: 7
2.85
Range: (2-3)