Table 2

Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile analysis components47

NumberPhysiological component
1Lip closure
2Tongue control during bolus hold
3Bolus preparation/mastication
4Bolus transport/lingual motion
5Oral residue
6Initiation of pharyngeal swallow
7Soft palate elevation
8Laryngeal elevation
9Anterior hyoid excursion
10Epiglottic movement
11Laryngeal vestibular closure
12Pharyngeal stripping wave
13Pharyngeal contraction (AP view)
14Pharyngoesophageal segment opening
15Tongue base retraction
16Pharyngeal residue
17Oesophageal clearance (AP view)
  • AP, anterior–posterior.