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Electromyographic Activity of Masseter Muscle During Deglutition in Total Laryngectomized Subjects

This study has been completed.
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Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted

The objective of this study is to evaluate the electromyographic activity of masseter muscle during deglutition in laryngectomized subjects.

Head and Neck Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Electromyographic Activity of Masseter Muscle During Deglutition in Total Laryngectomized Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco:

Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Total Laryngectomized


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

16 subjects underwent total laryngectomy


Inclusion Criteria:

  • laryngectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • neurological diseases
  • no oral feeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01095289

Cancer Hospital of Pernambuco
Recife, PE, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Principal Investigator: Leandro Pernambuco, Graduated Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
  More Information

No publications provided by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hilton Justino da Silva, Federal University of Pernambuco Identifier: NCT01095289     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: emgca-01
Study First Received: March 29, 2010
Last Updated: March 29, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco:
laryngeal neoplasms
masticatory muscles

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site processed this record on November 25, 2014