Recent publications:

Leonard RJ, White C, McKenzie S, Belafsky PC. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Patients with Dysphagia. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Farwell DG, Birchall MA, Macchiarini P, Luu QC, de Mattos AM, Gallay BJ, Perez RV, Grow MP, Ramsamooj R, Salgado MD, Brodie HA, Belafsky PC. Laryngotracheal transplantation: Technical modifications and functional outcomes. Laryngoscope. 2013 Oct;123(10):2502-8.

Plowman EK, Bijangi-Vishehsaraei K, Halum S, Cates D, Hanenberg H, Domer AS, Nolta JA, Belafsky PC. Autologous myoblasts attenuate atrophy and improve tongue force in a denervated tongue model: A pilot study. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug 8.

Lester RA, Barkmeier-Kraemer J, Story BH. Physiologic and acoustic patterns of essential vocal tremor. J Voice. 2013 Jul;27(4):422-32.

Plowman EK, Mehdizadeh O, Leder SB, Martino R, Belafsky PC. A bibliometric review of published abstracts presented at the Dysphagia Research Society: 2001-2011. Dysphagia. 2013 Jun;28(2):123-30.

Chandrasekhar SS, Randolph GW, Seidman MD, Rosenfeld RM, Angelos P, Barkmeier-Kraemer J, Benninger MS, Blumin JH, Dennis G, Hanks J, Haymart MR, Kloos RT, Seals B, Schreibstein JM, Thomas MA, Waddington C, Warren B, Robertson PJ; American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Clinical practice guideline: improving voice outcomes after thyroid surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jun;148(6 Suppl):S1-37.

Campbell EO, Samlan RA, McMullen NT, Cook S, Smiley-Jewell S, Barkmeier-Kraemer J. Developmental changes in the connective tissues of the porcine recurrent laryngeal nerve. J Anat. 2013 Jun;222(6):625-33.

Hoy M, Domer A, Plowman EK, Loch R, Belafsky P. Causes of dysphagia in a tertiary-care swallowing center. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 May;122(5):335-8.

Marcus L, Kiernan B, Barkmeier-Kraemer JM. The association of a preschool voice education program with changes in yelling frequency. Semin Speech Lang. 2013 May;34(2):103-15.

Roy N, Barkmeier-Kraemer J, Eadie T, Sivasankar MP, Mehta D, Paul D, Hillman R. Evidence-based clinical voice assessment: a systematic review. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2013 May;22(2):212-26.

Belafsky PC, Plowman EK, Mehdizadeh O, Cates D, Domer A, Yen K. The upper esophageal sphincter is not round: a pilot study evaluating a novel, physiology-based approach to upper esophageal sphincter dilation. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Apr;122(4):217-21.

Cates D, Plowman EK, Mehdizadeh O, Yen K, Domer A, Gilden M, Belafsky PC. Geometric morphometric shape analysis in an ovine model confirms that the upper esophageal sphincter is not round. Laryngoscope. 2013 Mar;123(3):721-6.

Belafsky PC, Kuhn MA. Office airway surgery. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Feb;46(1):63-74.

Ledgerwood LG, Salgado MD, Black H, Yoneda K, Sievers A, Belafsky PC. Tracheotomy tubes with suction above the cuff reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care unit patients. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Jan;122(1):3-8.

Lederle A, Barkmeier-Kraemer J, Finnegan E. Perception of vocal tremor during sustained phonation compared with sentence context. J Voice. 2012 Sep;26(5):668.

Ledgerwood LG, Belafsky PC. Chronic non-granulomatous supraglottitis: a rare and difficult disease. J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Aug;126(8):854-7.

Lau VH, Leonard RJ, Goodrich S, Luu Q, Farwell DG, Lau DH, Purdy JA, Chen AM. Voice quality after organ-preservation therapy with definitive radiotherapy for laryngeal cancer.  Head Neck. 2012 Jul:34(7):943-8.

Zacuto AC, Marks SL, Osborn J, Douthitt KL, Hollingshead KL, Hayashi K, Kapatkin AS, Pypendop BH, Belafsky PC. The influence of esomeprazole and cisapride on gastroesophageal reflux during anesthesia in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2012 May-Jun;26(3):518-25.

Allen JE, White C, Leonard R, Belafsky PC. Comparison of esophageal screen findings on videofluoroscopy with full esophagram results. Head Neck. 2012 Feb;34(2):264-9.

Halum SL, Ting JY, Plowman EK, Belafsky PC, Harbarger CF, Postma GN, Pitman MJ, LaMonica D, Moscatello A, Khosla S, Cauley CE, Maronian NC, Melki S, Wick C, Sinacori JT, White Z, Younes A, Ekbom DC, Sardesai MG, Merati AL. A multi-institutional analysis of tracheotomy complications. Laryngoscope. 2012 Jan;122(1):38-45.

Vardar R, Varis A, Bayrakci B, Akyildiz S, Kirazli T, Bor S. Relationship between history, laryngoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy for diagnosis of laryngopharyngeal reflux in patients with typical GERD. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Jan;269(1):187-91.

Belafsky PC. Bilateral vocal fold immobility. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Dec;19(6):415.

Allen JE, White CJ, Leonard RJ, Belafsky PC. Posterior cricoid region fluoroscopic findings: the posterior cricoid plication. Dysphagia. 2011 Sep;26(3):272-6.

Allen JE, Belafsky PC. Laryngeal coccidioidomycosis with vocal fold paralysis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011 May;90(5):E1-5. PubMed PMID: 21563074.

Aminpour S, Leonard R, Fuller SC, Belafsky PC. Pharyngeal wall differences between normal younger and older adults. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011 Apr;90(4):E1.

Leonard R, Belafsky P. Dysphagia following cervical spine surgery with anterior instrumentation: evidence from fluoroscopic swallow studies. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Dec 1;36(25):2217-23.

Pearson JP, Parikh S, Orlando RC, Johnston N, Allen J, Tinling SP, Johnston N, Belafsky P, Arevalo LF, Sharma N, Castell DO, Fox M, Harding SM, Morice AH, Watson MG, Shields MD, Bateman N, McCallion WA, van Wijk MP, Wenzl TG, Karkos PD, Belafsky PC. Review article: reflux and its consequences–the laryngeal, pulmonary and oesophageal manifestations. Conference held in conjunction with the 9th International Symposium on Human Pepsin (ISHP) Kingston-upon-Hull, UK, 21-23 April 2010. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Apr;33 Suppl 1:1-71.

Hahn Y, Isaacs R, Belafsky PC. Laryngeal paraganglioma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Oct;89(10):482-3. Erratum in: Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Nov;89(11):524.

Allen J, Belafsky PC. Seldinger technique for in-office tracheoesophageal puncture. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Aug;89(8):355-6.

Farwell DG, Rees CJ, Mouadeb DA, Allen J, Chen AM, Enepekides DJ, Belafsky PC. Esophageal pathology in patients after treatment for head and neck cancer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep;143(3):375-8.

Allen J, White CJ, Leonard R, Belafsky PC. Effect of cricopharyngeus muscle surgery on the pharynx. Laryngoscope. 2010 Aug;120(8):1498-503.

Tate JR, Belafsky PC. Laryngeal melanosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 Jun;89(6):254.

Allen J, Belafsky PC. Endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy for Zenker diverticulum using the harmonic scalpel. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 May;89(5):216-8.

Belafsky PC, Rees CJ, Allen J, Leonard RJ. Pharyngeal dilation in cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction and Zenker diverticulum. Laryngoscope. 2010 May;120(5):889-94.

Belafsky PC. Manual control of the upper esophageal sphincter. Laryngoscope. 2010 Apr;120 Suppl 1:S1-S16.

Amin MR, Belafsky PC. Cough and swallowing dysfunction. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Feb;43(1):35-42, viii.

Rees CJ, Allen J, Postma GN, Belafsky PC. Effects of Gold laser on the avian chorioallantoic membrane. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Jan;119(1):50-3.

Allen JE, White CJ, Leonard RJ, Belafsky PC. Prevalence of penetration and aspiration on videofluoroscopy in normal individuals without dysphagia. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Feb;142(2):208-13.

Black H, Yoneda K, Millar J, Allen J, Belafsky P. Endoscopic placement of a novel feeding tube. Chest. 2010 May;137(5):1028-32.