Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Dysphagia Therapy in Acute Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether transcranial direct current stimulation of the cerebral swallow motor cortex in addition to standard care can enhance recovery of swallow function in acute dysphagic stroke patients 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 12 October 2015.

1 Jun 2012 22 Oct 2013 1 Dec 2014 1 Dec 2014 1 Oct 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: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment