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Videofluoroscopic of Deglutition Study of the Initiation of Pharyngeal Phase in Young Adults (VFD-IPP)

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: May 11, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 11, 2010
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Fortaleza University
This study has as objective to characterize the start of pharyngeal phase of swallowing, in the various food consistencies and volumes, with and without the influence of verbal orders, observed on videofluoroscopy of deglutition.

Young Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Start of Pharyngeal Phase of Swallowing in Healthy Individuals

Further study details as provided by Fortaleza University:

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Quantitative study, transverse and observational study, in the period January to March 2010, in the Center Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment Trajan Almeida, in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará. The sample was composed by 40 individuals, with mean age 23.5 years, 35 (87.5 %) female and five (12.5%) male gender. was carried out an assessment videofluoroscopy swallowing in net consistencies (15 ml of water added to 15 ml of barium net), liquid paste (25ml of barium net), paste (two spoons of 5ml of thickening for 30ml of barium net) and solid (1/2 cracker waffer immersed the barium net), where the individuals remained seated and the images were carried out in the lateral position. From the beginning of the rapid movement of hyoid bone, verified the beginning of pharyngeal phase of swallowing in each consistency.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
40 Young adults and healthy, individuals with ages ranging between 20 and 30 years without, mean age 23.5 years, ranging between 20 and 30 years 87.5% (35/40) female 12.5% (5/40) male.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with ages ranging between 20 and 30 years
  • Without complaint of deglutition
  • Not submitted to surgeries and/or other treatments in the region of head and neck, with the exception of dental equipment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals submitted to cardiac surgeries, chest and/or abdominal prior
  • Patients with diabetes mellitus and/or neurological diseases beyond craniofacial abnormalities.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01120587

Sponsors and Collaborators
Fortaleza University
Principal Investigator: Rita de Cássia A Almeida, Graduate Fortaleza University
Study Chair: Izabella SN Andrade, Master University Fortaleza
Study Chair: Renata CB Haguette, Master University Fortaleza
  More Information

Responsible Party: Izabella Santos Nogueira de Andrade, University of Fortaleza
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01120587     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 193/2006
First Submitted: May 10, 2010
First Posted: May 11, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 11, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

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