Respiratory Muscle Training in Stroke Swallowing Disorders "RETORNUS-2"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- First-ever Ischemic or haemorrhagic stroke
- Time since stroke onset: 1 month
- Dysphagia confirmed by videofluoroscopic study with a score >3 in the 8-point Penetration Aspiration Scale.
- Mini-mental State Exploration > 24)

Exclusion Criteria

- Aphasia
- History of cardiopulmonary disease; neurologic condition other than stroke and metabolic disease
- Medical treatment with potential effect on muscle structure and function