Effects of Phrenic Nerve Stimulation During Swallowing : Experimental Model of Aspiration


the purpose of this study is to compare the oesophageal depression induced by bilateral phrenic nerve stimulation during swallowing in patients with neurological laryngeal aspiration

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: June 2005

Detailed Description

phrenic nerve stimulation during swallowing

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

stroke with aspiration Exclusion Criteria:

obstructive rhinitis bronchial obstruction pace maker phrenic nerve paralysis

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 80 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University Hospital, Rouen
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • eric verin, MD -PHD, Principal Investigator, Rouen University Hospital

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