Electrical Pharyngeal Stimulation for Dysphagia Therapy in Tracheostomized Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- severe dysphagia due to acute stroke
- completely weaned from mechanical ventilation
- impossibility of decannulation because of severe dysphagia with ongoing aspiration

Exclusion Criteria

- preexisting dysphagia
- comorbidities that can possibly cause dysphagia
- psychiatric comorbidities
- pacemaker or other implanted electronic devices