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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2006;30(5):417-423.
The Effect of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Swallowing Function in Stroke Patients with Dysphagia.
Yoon, Yong Soon , Lim, Jin Taek , Yun, Suk Bong , Ohm, Bo Young , Kang, Ji Young , Lim, Ho Yong , Chung, Bok Hee , Kim, Jeoung Hwa
1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Presbyterian Medical Center, Korea. jintaek042@naver.com
2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ongoul Charm Hospital, Korea.
뇌졸중 환자의 연하 장애에 대한 기능적 전기자극의 효과
윤용순, 임진택, 윤석봉1, 엄보영, 강지영, 임호용, 정복희, 김정화
전주예수병원 재활의학과, 1온고을참빛병원 재활의학과
Abstract
Objective
This study was designed to evaluate the effect of functional electrical stimulation on swallowing function in stroke patients with dysphagia.
Method
The subjects were 22 stroke patients with dysphagia. Functional electrical stimulation was applied to skin over anterior neck for thirty minutes and then, the patients were trained to swallow at the time of maximal stimulation. Swallowing function was evaluated by functional dysphagia scale using videofluoroscopic swallowing study with semisolid material before and 2 weeks after electrical stimulation.
Results
There were no significant differences in oral phase scores, the scores of triggering of pharyngeal swallow, re-sidue in piriform sinuses, and coating of pharyngeal wall after swallow of pharyngeal phase. However, the scores of laryngeal elevation and epiglottic closure, residue in valleculae and pharyngeal transit time were significantly decreased (p<0.05). The score of pharyngeal phase was negatively correlated with the pulse intensity. The score of oral phase was negatively correlated with the cognitive function.
Conclusion
The results of this study showed that the functional electrical stimulation can be used as an additional treatment method for stroke patients with dysphagia. (J Korean Acad Rehab Med 2006; 30: 417-423)
Key Words: Dysphagia, Functional electrical stimulation, Swallowing


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