The investigators aimed to evaluate effects of combined NMES, FEES and traditional swallowing
rehabilitation in stroke patients with moderate-to-severe dysphagia.
Procedure: the combination group
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01731847
Ages eligible for Study
20 Years to 85 Years
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
age between 20-85 years old
first-time stroke confirmed by computed tomography or magnetic resonance image
dysphagia > 3 weeks, with preservation of the swallowing reflex
currently on a restricted diet, with a Functional Oral Intake Scale (FOIS) score of 5 or less
Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)> 21
no obvious mental depression, receptive aphasia or cognitive impairment
progressive cerebrovascular disease or other neurologic diseases
unstable cardiopulmonary status, serious psychologic disorder or epilepsy;
tumors, extensive surgery or radiotherapy of the head and neck region
swallowing therapy within 2 months before participation
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Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 813
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01731847. The sponsor of the trial is Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital. and it is looking for 32 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Combined Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) With Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) and Traditional Swallowing Rehabilitation in the Treatment of Stroke-related Dysphagia
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