Electrical Pharyngeal Stimulation for Dysphagia Therapy in Tracheostomized Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether electrical pharyngeal stimulation in addition to standard care can enhance short-term swallow recovery in tracheostomized dysphagic stroke patients and thereby facilitate earlier decannulation compared to sham treatment plus standard care.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 19 February 2015.

1 Jun 2013 24 Sep 2013 1 Aug 2014 1 Dec 2014 1 Feb 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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