Prof. Miquel Quer (Barcelona)
Teresa G. NHC: 202826
Female, 49 years old.
Patient assessed by Dysphagia Committee for dysfunction of the pharyngoesophageal junction. Dysphagia with great difficulty swallowing. She needs 90 minutes to complete a main meal
Arnold Chiari malformation and syringomyelia with signs of spinal cord atrophy (1989). Wheelchair.
Videofluoroscopy: low pharyngeal propulsion with dysfunction of the pharyngoesophageal junction.
Proposal: External cricopharyngeal myotoma + pharyngeal electrostimulation.