Adjunctive Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for the Rehabilitation of Swallowing "ANSRS"


Phase 2/3 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Neuromuscular Electrical stimulation (NMES) for swallowing has recently been proposed for the treatment of dysphagia post stroke and is clinically receiving favor as a treatment modality, in the absence of strong research support. This study aims to investigate the effect of NMES therapy for dysphagia upon recovery of swallowing function following stroke. The study will follow a pilot randomized controlled trial...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 January 2012.

1 Apr 2008 7 Jan 2011 1 Jan 2011 1 Apr 2011 1 Jan 2011 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Factorial Assignment


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