Comparison of Ultrasound and Videofluoroscopic Imaging Techniques in Diagnosing Dysphagia in Stroke Patients

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Summary of Purpose

Introduction Patients with stroke may be silent aspirators or at risk for laryngeal penetration or aspiration because of abnormal oropharyngeal functioning and thus are at risk for aspiration pneumonia and its serious effects. By providing identification of the components of the abnormal swallow, and comparing swallowing across tasks, the investigators may avoid aspiration and can instruct patients on...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 26 November 2010.

1 Dec 2010 25 Nov 2010 Unavailable Unavailable 1 Nov 2010 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

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Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Cross-Sectional
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample

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