Quantifying Effects of Treatment of Pediatric Dysphonia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00237679|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Terminated due to funding loss.)
First Posted : October 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 14, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Voice Disorders Gastroesophageal Reflux||Behavioral: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Behavioral: Unstimulated|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||31 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Quantifying Effects of Treatment of Pediatric Dysphonia|
|Study Start Date :||January 2004|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2008|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2008|
Active Comparator: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Subjects will receice Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)-stimulated swallowing combined with exercise therapy.
Behavioral: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Through low voltage current delivered through the skin, motor nerves are excited, causing muscle contraction.
Sham Comparator: Unstimulated
Subjects will receive sham (unstimulated) swallow therapy combined with exercise therapy.
No current is generated.
- Determine the effectiveness of medical treatment for hypopharyngeal EERD in dysphonic children. [ Time Frame: 3 years ]Determine the effectiveness of medical treatment for hypopharyngeal EERD in dysphonic children.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00237679
|United States, Wisconsin|
|University of Wisconsin|
|Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792|
|Principal Investigator:||J. Scott McMurray, MD||University of Wisconsin, Madison|