In 2012, I developed Radiation Induced Fibrosis (RIF) or Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome (RFS), more specifically sudden Late Onset Radiation Induced Fibrosis; Velopharyngeal Incompetence & Severe Dysphagia (fibrosis from the Soft Palate down to the Upper Esophageal Sphincter, inclusive). My Current Treatment: SLP exercises, "Smooth Pureed" diet plus Resource Plus medical drinks and Pentoxifylline & Tocopherol (Vitamin E) antioxidant therapy. My Current Operations: Rod Dilation by ENT Surgeon of the UES - day procedure, Balloon Dilation by ENT Surgeon of the UES - day procedure (soon) and Cricopharyngeal Myotomy (later). Viewers can read an abstract (on page 9): Surviving survivorship: the challenge of late onset dysphagia.
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