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Table 1 Pre-and post-treatment symptom scale and functional outcome measures

From: Improved symptomatic, functional, and fluoroscopic outcomes following serial “series of three” double-balloon dilation for cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction

Parameter n Pre-treatment (+/− SD) Post-treatment (+/− SD) p value
EAT-10 17 24.7 (7.8) 15.9 (10.2) 0.0021*
FOIS 17 5.4 (1.5) 6.3 (0.9) 0.017**
  1. EAT-10 eating assessment tool, FOIS functional oral intake scale
  2. *Paired t-test
  3. **Wilcoxon matched pairs–signed rank test