New scope gives video images of a patient’s swallow

The Speech and Language Therapy Team at Eastbourne District General Hospital have received an endoscopy stack and two top of the range video nasendoscopes which will be used to assess patients ability to swallow. The equipment, worth £79,000, was donated by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital. Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing is a recognised tool for the assessment and management of swallowing disorders. It involves passing a small endoscope up through the nose to visualise t...
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