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Table 3 Hyoid displacement measurements according to patient

From: The feasibility of assessing swallowing physiology following prolonged intubation after cardiovascular surgery

Case Absolute hyoid displacement (mm) Scaled hyoid displacement (%C2–4 distance)
Anterior hyoid displacement Superior hyoid displacement
Thin liquid Pureed Thin liquid Pureed Thin liquid Pureed
5 ml 15 ml 5 ml 5 ml 15 ml 5 ml 5 ml 15 ml 5 ml
P1 12.7 (1.7) 14.2 (3.2) 14.8 (2.1) 41.6 (18.7) 52.4 (6.0) 40.8 (30.7) 18.5 (25.8) 31.0 (10.9) 36.9 (25.9)
P2 9.8 (1.8) 9.8 (1.6) 9.9 (2.1) 23.1 (41.0) 27.4 (8.1) 24.3 (9.4) 27.9 (57.8) 33.6 (17.0) 36.7 (30.8)
P3 8.3 (2.3) NT 8.3 (1.7) 17.9 (12.2) NT 22.5 (5.8) 13.9 (14.5) NT 17.8 (9.5)
  1. Note. Values are reported as median (IQR)
  2. IQR interquartile range, NT not tested