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Cortical Pharyngeal Area: Excitability, Facilitation and Plasticity in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00213382
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 24, 2011
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Rouen
  Purpose

The aims of this study are in four experimental sessions. The aims are:

  • to characterize the excitability of the cortical pharyngeal area with pharyngeal pressure and electromyograms (EMGs), at rest, in awake healthy subjects;
  • to study its facilitation by inspiration and deglutition; and
  • to study its plasticity by respiration and swallowing.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Cortical Pharyngeal Area: Excitability, Facilitation and Plasticity in Healthy Subjects

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Rouen:

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: February 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy subjects
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00213382


Locations
France
University Hospital of Rouen
Rouen, France, 76031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Rouen
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eric Verin, MD, PhD Rouen University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Eric Verin, MD, PhD University CHU Rouen
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00213382     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003/031/HP
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 24, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Rouen:
swallowing
ventilation
pressure
EMG
cortical magnetic stimulation
Brain Mapping