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.
Study participants, who represent a convenience sample, were recruited from patients referred to the swallowing center for a fiberoptic endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES) procedure.
Accuracy of bedside clinical methods compared with fiberoptic endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES) in determining the risk of aspiration in acute stroke patients.