Modified Barium Swallow Study
Speech Matters is proud to offer this form of real-time x-ray called fluoroscopy, used to evaluate the ability to swallow safely and effectively.
The exam is typically well tolerated, noninvasive, and can help identify the consistencies of liquid and food that a patient can most safely consume. This exam is performed with a dysphagia specialty trained speech-language pathologist present.
•Dysphagia evaluation benefits patients’ quality of life.
•MBSS is preferred choice and gold standard in evaluating dysphagia.
•A convenient, streamlined process to access procedure and avoid bureaucracy of hospital protocol.
•A cost saving for healthcare providers, prevents the need for treatment of pneumonia and other problems as well as avoids re-admittance costs.