Neurologic and Neurophysiologic Assessment of Clinical Course in Patients With Intraspinal Processes

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2010 by University of Zurich
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University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01105520
First received: April 15, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2010
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Neurologic and Neurophysiologic Assessment of Clinical Course in Patients With Intraspinal Processes
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Patients included in the study are treated at the Klinik für Neurochirurgie USZ. The clinical course is documented at Paraplegikerzentrum Balgrist using validated diagnostic procedures (e.g. SCIM, ASIA, neurophysiology).

Study aims:

Prognostic value of clinical diagnosis and additional diagnostic procedures? Which parameters exhibit optimal prognostic power? Differences between tumor/AVM associated lesions and traumatic lesions? What can we learn for pathophysiology and treatment?

  • Trial with surgical intervention
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample

Patients treated surgically for intraspinal processes

Tumor
Procedure: Diagnostic
SCIM Spinal Cord Independence Measure ASIA scale American Spinal Injury Association
intralspinal processes
Patients with intralspinal processes
Intervention: Procedure: Diagnostic
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
100
December 2015
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Inclusion criteria:

  • Benign intraspinal process (tumor or vascular malformation AVM)
  • Primary lesion caudal of the brainstem, affecting C1
  • Cognitive ability to give written informed consent

Exclusion criteria:

  • Metastases, malign tumors
  • Traumatic lesions
  • Myelitis, polyneuropathy
  • Disc prolaps
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins +41 (0)44 255 11 11
Switzerland
 
NCT01105520
ZU-XYZ-003
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Prof. H. Bertalanffy, University of Zurich
University of Zurich
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Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
University of Zurich
April 2010

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