Efficacy of Stellate Ganglion Block in Dysphagic Patients With Bulbar Palsy After Ischemic Stroke

Z

Zeng Changhao

Status

Withdrawn

Conditions

Bulbar Palsy

Treatments

Procedure: Stellate ganglion block
Behavioral: Comprehensive rehabilitation
Drug: Lidocaine Hydrochloride

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT06225076
2024-KY-0112

Details and patient eligibility

About

This is a randomized controlled study, including dysphagic patients with bulbar palsy after ischemic stroke who were received in the department of rehabilitation medicine in 3 hospitals in China. All patients are randomly allocated to the observation group or the control group. Both groups are provided with comprehensive rehabilitation. Besides, the observation group additionally undergoes the stellate ganglion block. At admission and after 20-day treatment, video fluoroscopic swallowing study, and penetration-aspiration scale, Functional Oral Intake Scale, Flexible laryngoscope are used to assess swallowing function.

Full description

Palliation of dysphagia in patients with bulbar palsy after ischemic stroke continues to be a challenge.This is a randomized controlled study, including dysphagic patients with bulbar palsy after ischemic stroke who were received in the department of rehabilitation medicine in 3 hospitals in China. All patients are randomly allocated to the observation group or the control group. Both groups are provided with comprehensive rehabilitation. Besides, the observation group additionally undergoes the stellate ganglion block. At admission and after 20-day treatment, video fluoroscopic swallowing study, and penetration-aspiration scale, Functional Oral Intake Scale, Flexible laryngoscope are used to assess swallowing function.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosed with ischemic stroke according to the diagnostic criteria, with the stroke occurring in the medulla oblongata and diagnosed as bulbar palsy.
  • Upper Esophageal Sphincter did not open or opened ineffectively, with food residue or aspiration, revealed by Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study.
  • Age >18 years.
  • First-time stroke.
  • Steady vital signs,
  • Transferred or admitted to the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine within 15d after onset.

Exclusion criteria

  • The bulbar palsy caused by other diseases, such as neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Pseudobulbar palsy.
  • Complicated with other neurological diseases.
  • Tracheostomy tube inserted.
  • Simultaneously suffering from liver, kidney failure, tumors, or hematological diseases.
  • Dysphagia caused by other possible diseases.
  • Pregnant females.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

0 participants in 2 patient groups

The observation group
Experimental group
Description:
Patients enrolled are firstly numbered for privacy with software and divided into the observation group and the control group with. Additionally, the staffs involved in assessment would not participate in the intervention of the study. The treatment lasts 20 days.
Treatment:
Drug: Lidocaine Hydrochloride
Behavioral: Comprehensive rehabilitation
Procedure: Stellate ganglion block
The control group
Active Comparator group
Description:
Patients enrolled are firstly numbered for privacy with software and divided into the observation group and the control group with. Additionally, the staffs involved in assessment would not participate in the intervention of the study. The treatment lasts 20 days.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Comprehensive rehabilitation

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Zhefeng Wang, Doctor; Weiji Zhao, Master

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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