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References: 1. Performance-Based Preference for a Novel Xanthan Gum-Based Thickener Among Clinicians Treating Dysphagia Patients. Nestlé Research Centre. Data on file 2011.; 2. Development of a Non-invasive Device for Swallow Screening in Patients at Risk of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Results from a Prospective Exploratory Study. Steele et al. Dysphagia 2019; 34, 698–707..; 3. The effects of a xanthan gum based thickener on the swallowing function of patients with dysphagia. Rofes L et al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014; 39(10): 1169-1179.; 4. Effects of Bolus Rheology on Aspiration in Patients with Dysphagia. Leonard RJ et al. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr;114(4):590-594
5. A comparative study between modified starch and xanthan gum thickeners in post-stroke oropharyngeal dysphagia. Vilardell N et al. Dysphagia 2016; 31(2): 169-179.
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