Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation on Post-stroke Dysphagic Patients "EETI-01"

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD, swallowing dysfunction) is a major complaint following stroke. Despite its enormous impact on functional capacity, quality of life, and survival, OD is both underestimated and underdiagnosed as a cause of major nutritional and respiratory complications in stroke patients. A recent systematic review on the effects of rehabilitation therapy on OD concluded that although some positive...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 27 February 2015.

1 Jan 2012 27 May 2011 1 Oct 2012 1 Oct 2012 1 Feb 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment

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