Changes in Sensitivity, Taste and Smell in Stroke Patients "5S"

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Volunteers:
- informed consent
Stroke patients:
- informed consent
- new supratentorial stroke (<72 hours old) confirmed by CT (computed tomography) or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

Exclusion Criteria

- pre-existing stroke oder dysphagia
- extensive white matter lesions in CT- or MRI-scan
- allergies to odorous substances or flavoring
- contraindications for FEES (flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing), CT or MRI (stroke patients only)