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Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

last updated: June 7, 2016

Orlando Debesa


  • 3/4 - 1.5 liters produced per day (during sleep it is generally accepted that this amount drops to zero)

  • submandibular gland contributes about 75%

  • parotid gland contributes approximately 20%

  • other small salivary glands produce the rest


  • John (Jay) Rosenbek, University of Florida

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