Yearly Archives: 2019

Promising results of Phagenyx® treatment in Orally Intubated ICU Patients with Dysphagia

July 2019

Post extubation dysphagia is common (44-56%)1 and comes with a lot of challenges. It can impact negatively the patient outcomes by causing aspiration pneumonia and delaying the switch to oral feeding. The duration of mechanical ventilation is independently associated with post-extubation … Continue reading

1st patient recruited and randomised in PhINEST, a new RCT to confirm the positive outcomes of Phagenyx® treatment for patients with Post-Extubation Dysphagia

July 2019

Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Dysphagia After Extubation (The PhINEST Study) is a prospective, multi-site, randomised, sham-controlled, patient-masked, single-blind study. It is designed to assess the effects of Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation (using the Phagenyx®system) for the treatment of … Continue reading

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