Treatment of post-stroke dysphagia by vitalstim therapy coupled with conventional swallowing training

@article{2011TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of post-stroke dysphagia by vitalstim therapy coupled with conventional swallowing training},
  author={Wenguang Xia 夏文广 and Chanjuan Zheng 郑婵娟 and Qingtao Lei 雷清桃 and Zhouping Tang 唐洲平 and 强 QiangHua华 and Yangpu Zhang 张阳普 and Suiqiang Zhu 朱遂强},
  journal={Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical Sciences]},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={73-76}
}
To investigate the effects of VitalStim therapy coupled with conventional swallowing training on recovery of post-stroke dysphagia, a total of 120 patients with post-stroke dysphagia were randomly and evenly divided into three groups: conventional swallowing therapy group, VitalStim therapy group, and VitalStim therapy plus conventional swallowing therapy group. Prior to and after the treatment, signals of surface electromyography (sEMG) of swallowing muscles were detected, swallowing function… CONTINUE READING
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