Neuromuscular Electroestimulation and Respiratory Muscle Training in Subacute Stroke


Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

This study, part of a larger research project (The Retornus Study), is aimed to evaluate new strategies to optimize rehabilitation outcomes in dysphagic stroke patients. Main objective is to assess effectiveness of neuromuscular electroestimulation (NMES) in combination with respiratory muscle training (RMT) in the treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia in subacute stroke patients.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 15 February 2016.

1 Dec 2013 12 Jun 2015 1 Jun 2015 1 Sep 2015 1 Feb 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics

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Trial Design

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