fiberoptic endoscopic examination of swallowing

fi·ber·op·tic en·do·scop·ic ex·am·i·na·tion of swal·low·ing

(FEES) (fī'bĕr-op'tik en'dŏ-skop'ik eg-zam'i-nā'shŭn swah'lō-ing)
A diagnostic technique for evaluation of deviant swallowing patterns, using a transnasal fiberoptic endoscope to visualize the larynx and pharynx.
See also: fiberoptics, endoscope
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Accuracy of bedside clinical methods compared with fiberoptic endoscopic examination of swallowing in determining the risk of aspiration in acute stroke patients.
Accuracy of bedside clinical methods compared with fiberoptic endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES) in determining the risk of aspiration in acute stroke patients.