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Table 1 Range of electric activity of m. masseter, submental-submandibular and infrahyoid muscles in a single swallow test, in μV (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Oynophagia in patients after dental extraction: surface electromyography study

  Control group Dental patients
   24 h postop 72 h postop
TESTS:    
Masseter: Normal swallow 17.124 ± 7.548 11.875 ± 4.183 15.045 ± 5.762
Submental: Normal swallow 36.750 ± 10.032 25.754 ± 9.025 27.650 ± 8.333
Infrahyoid: Normal swallow 16.183 ± 6.954 10.875 ± 3.045 15.873 ± 3.775