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
Category Archives: Clinical
1st patient recruited and randomised in PhINEST, a new RCT to confirm the positive outcomes of Phagenyx® treatment for patients with Post-Extubation Dysphagia
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
Following the successful single centre trial at Münster Phagenesis has started recruiting patients to their multi-centre PHAST TRAC trial. Update: The recruitment for PHAST TRAC trial has finished. For more information click here .
In a pilot study conducted in Münster PES enhanced remission of dysphagia as assessed with fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES), thereby enabling decannulation in 75% of patients. This trial is published in Intensive Care Medicine Journal read more.
PHAryngeal electrical stimulation for treatment of neurogenic Dysphagia: a European Registry (PHADER). This observational, prospective, post-market follow-up clinical study is designed to enable Phagenesis to demonstrate the real world clinical outcome of Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation (PES) for the treatment of dysphagia resulting from different neurogenic disorders. If you are a healthcare … Continue reading
The Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) for the STEPS study is now available for download Statistical Analysis Plan – STEPS. Update: The recruitment for STEPS trial has finished.