The Association of Neurotoxin Exposure With Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in World War II Veterans and Other Men

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00018577
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: April 2, 2008
Last verified: December 2004
  Purpose

This program aims to investigate factors associated with development of parkinsonism or idiopathic Parkinson's Disease in an ongoing cohort of patients established in 1965 who are currently undergoing their sixth examination.


Condition
Parkinson's Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Association of Neurotoxin Exposure With Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in World War II Veterans and Other Men

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Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Study Start Date: October 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2002
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   81 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

This is a cohort study. Population consist of 8,006 Japanese-American men.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00018577

Locations
United States, Hawaii
Honolulu Dept of Veterans Affairs
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96819
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Jordan Popper, M.D.
Investigator: Caroline Tanner, M.D., Ph.D.
Investigator: Helen Petrovitch, M.D.
Investigator: Lon White, M.D.
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NEUD-024-99S
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: April 2, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014