Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation of Swallowing in Children With Cerebral Palsy (CP)

This study has been completed.
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Fortaleza University Identifier:
First received: December 12, 2009
Last updated: December 14, 2009
Last verified: December 2009
The purpose of this study is to correlate the alimentary consistencies and deglutition disorders in children with cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy
Deglutition Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation of Swallowing in Children With Cerebral Palsy

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Further study details as provided by Fortaleza University:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Detailed Description:
Cross-sectional and quantitative study with sample consisted of 50 children with cerebral palsy. The data collection consisted in detection of the main dysphagic manifestations in different consistency of food and types of cerebral palsy.

Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children with Cerebral Palsy diagnoses

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with Cerebral Palsy diagnoses were involved, independent from the pre, peri and postnatal factors and from the type of Cerebral Palsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children who presented oropharyngelarynx structural abnormality and/or impossibility to feed by oral way
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01031771

Sponsors and Collaborators
Fortaleza University
Principal Investigator: Moisés A Queiroz, Graduate Fortaleza University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Moisés Andrade dos Santos de Queiroz, Fortaleza University Identifier: NCT01031771     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 105/09 
Study First Received: December 12, 2009
Last Updated: December 14, 2009
Health Authority: Brazil: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Fortaleza University:
Cerebral Palsy
Deglutition disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Palsy
Deglutition Disorders
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
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