Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Post-extubation Dysphagia in Acute Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether pharyngeal electrical stimulation in addition to standard care can enhance swallowing recovery in severely dysphagic stroke patients post extubation 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 26 October 2017.

1 Jul 2015 3 Jun 2015 1 Jul 2018 Unavailable 1 Oct 2017 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


  • Rainer Dziewas, MD