Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia

An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Dhyanesh A. Patel
  • Robert T. Kavitt
  • Michael F. Vaezi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Kristle L. Lynch, David A. Katzka
    Pages 1-12
  3. Afrin N. Kamal, John O. Clarke
    Pages 13-41
  4. Robert M. Siwiec, Arash Babaei
    Pages 43-62
  5. Amit Patel, C. Prakash Gyawali
    Pages 63-80
  6. Sajiv Sethi, Joel E. Richter
    Pages 81-104
  7. Betty H. Li, Nina Gupta, Robert T. Kavitt
    Pages 105-140
  8. Rishi D. Naik, Dhyanesh A. Patel
    Pages 141-171
  9. Jennifer X. Cai, Walter W. Chan
    Pages 173-190
  10. Akinari Sawada, Kornilia Nikaki, Daniel Sifrim
    Pages 191-200
  11. Ofer Z. Fass, Ronnie Fass
    Pages 201-218
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 219-225

About this book


This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of dysphagia. The text reviews current evidence behind the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of esophageal disorders that cause dysphagia, including GERD, eosinophilic esophagitis, achalasia, and spastic motor disorders. The book also focuses on the different variants of dysphagia, from oropharyngeal dysphagia to functional dysphagia, highlights advances in testing for dysphagia, and features evidence-based algorithms. 

Written by experts in the field, Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia: An Evidence-Based Approach is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, otolaryngologists, and other clinicians and practitioners who treat patients afflicted with dysphagia.


esophagram GERD eosinophilic esophagitis achalasia spastic motor disorders motility disorder

Editors and affiliations

  • Dhyanesh A. Patel
    • 1
  • Robert T. Kavitt
    • 2
  • Michael F. Vaezi
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Swallowing and Esophageal DisordersVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Center for Esophageal DiseasesUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Center for Swallowing and Esophageal DisordersVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-26553-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-26554-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology