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Videofluoroscopy for swallowing difficulties

A videofluoroscopy is a moving X-ray of children swallowing. Children will only be referred for this if their consultant thinks this is necessary. The majority of children with eating and drinking difficulties do not need videofluoroscopy.

Here is a video about what happens during a videofluoroscopy study.

You will need to bring food and drink for your child.  Your Speech and Language Therapist will talk to you about what food and drink you need to bring.

Clinical Lead for Paediatric Dysphagia (Feeding and Swallowing): Jane Shaw

Sheffield Children’s Hospital

0114 271 7452

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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

Resource number: SL193

Resource Type: Article

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