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Esophageal Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Esophageal Disorders medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (68) clinical trials

Interventional Endoscopy Database for Pancreatico-biliary Gastrointestinal and Esophageal Disorders

Our institution performs therapeutic ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Interventional Endoscopy in around 1000 patients a year. Procedures such as biliary and/or pancreatic sphincterotomy, stents placement (metallic or plastic) and removal for revision, cysts and pseudocysts drainage are conducted in patients suffering from pancreatico-biliary disorders, gastrointestinal ...

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Changes in Sensitivity Taste and Smell in Stroke Patients

Stroke is the second leading cause of death. At least 50% of stroke patients develop dysphagia, leading to aspiration pneumonia, which is the main cause of death in stroke [2]. It is assumed that normal sensitivity is vital for aspiration-free swallowing and for the triggering of the swallowing reflex. Ali ...

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Physiological Flow of Liquids Used in Dysphagia Management

This research study will measure swallowing function in individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Parkinson's disease. The aims of this study are to (1) identify parameters of swallowing physiology that are associated with impaired swallowing safety and efficiency, and (2) explore how liquid thickness influences swallowing function. Participation in this ...

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Investigation of Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist Dronabinol in Patients With Functional Chest Pain

About 200,000 new cases of Functional Chest Pain (FCP) are diagnosed annually in USA. FCP is associated with poor quality of life and high health care expenditure. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal motility disorders, and psychological disorders may cause FCP. However, the mechanism(s) for FCP continue to be explored and ...


The Effect of Esophageal Doppler Guided Goal-directed Hemodynamic Therapy in Severe Trauma Patients

Goal directed fluid therapy becomes issue for enhanced recovery after surgery. In goal directed therapy, dynamic parameters, like stroke volume and cardiac output, is important. Esophageal Doppler is one of device which provides dymanic parameters. In severe trauma cases, the effect of goal directed therapy is not known yet. So ...

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Neurostimulation for Dysphagia in Parkinson's Disease

The aim of this study is to assess 3 novel neuromodulation approaches - namely, pharyngeal stimulation, high frequency (5Hz) repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and low frequency (1Hz) repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on swallowing function in patients with dysphagia after Parkinson's Disease. A total of 66 patients are planned to be ...

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Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study (VFSS)

DDS signals and VFSS will be recorded simultaneously (for the same bolus) using barium contrast agent stimuli prepared in three consistencies: thin, mildly-thick and moderately-thick. Subjects will undergo VFSS with simultaneous DDS using up to 5 boluses of thin barium stimulus ("THIN-Ba"), and up to 4 boluses of barium thickened ...

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Improving SWAllowing After Stroke With Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

tDCS will be used in a double-blind, randomized control trial in acute stroke patients suffering from dysphagia. After informed consent and recruitment, patients will be randomly (computer method) allocated to real or sham tDCS, that will be applied during swallowing exercices/therapy or supervised feeding. Baseline and follow-up outcomes about dysphagia ...


POEM- Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Esophageal Motility Disorders

POEM has recently described as an alternative treatment for achalasia in humans. In this procedure the esophageal sphincter is incised through a submucosal tunnel in the esophagus. In this study we aim to perform POEM on achalasia patients.

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Efficacy of Voice Treatment for Parkinson's Disease

This is a research project designed to look at various areas of function, such as speech, voice, swallowing, related communication behaviors and body movement of individuals with idiopathic Parkinson disease (PD) and to investigate how two different forms of speech therapy affect these areas. We are asking up to 620 ...