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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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Multicentre randomised controlled trial confirms the significant benefits of Phagenyx® treatment for tracheostomised stroke patients with dysphagia

September 2018

Manchester, England, 4 September 2018–Phagenesis Ltd, a pioneering leader in the treatment of dysphagia, is pleased to announce today the publication of its most recent randomised controlled trial (PHAST-TRAC) in the journal Lancet Neurology read more. Reinhard Krickl, CEO of Phagenesis, said: “The … Continue reading

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Patients with Parkinson’s disease needed for swallowing treatments study

August 2018

The University of Manchester in collaboration with Salford Royal Hospital is looking for patients from Greater Manchester with confirmed diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and impaired swallowing. They will be offered the possibility to participate in a clinical study that … Continue reading

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PhEED, a new RCT for post ischemic or hemorrhagic stoke patients with dysphagia has started enrollment in the US and Europe

May 2018

Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation Evaluation for Dysphagia after Stroke (PhEED) is a prospective multi-centre randomised controlled single-blinded trial with Non-Significant Risk status granted by FDA. If you are a healthcare professional working in an acute rehab center and are interested in being part … Continue reading

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Phagenesis has successfully reached the first of two milestones in its staged acquisition agreement with Nestlé Health Science

October 2017

Manchester, 4 October 2017 – Phagenesis announced today that by completing a key clinical study in Europe it has reached the first milestone in its staged acquisition agreement with Nestlé Health Science (NHSc). Under the terms of the agreement, Nestlé … Continue reading

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