Nutritional Aspects of Rett Syndrome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004656|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine dietary macronutrient intake in children with Rett syndrome and in healthy controls.
II. Measure sleeping and awake metabolic rates in various positions, i.e., reclining, sitting, and standing, by whole-room indirect calorimetry and isotope dilution.
III. Quantify activity patterns by time-motion studies using 24-hour activity records and 12-hour videotaping.
IV. Correlate 24-hour activity patterns with 24-hour heart rate telemetry and short-term oxygen consumption.
V. Estimate 24-hour fecal and urinary energy losses. VI. Determine body composition by clinical anthropometry, whole-body potassium counting, and total-body electrical conductance.
VII. Calculate apparent energy needs based on measurement of energy intake and expenditure.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Rett Syndrome||Procedure: Metabolic assessment with body composition evaluation|
All participants undergo extensive nutritional and metabolic assessment with body composition evaluation. Studies include macronutrient intake, body fat, lean muscle mass, metabolic rate, and time-action studies; and 24-hour cardiac telemetry. Rett syndrome girls also receive a hemogram and hand x-ray.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Study Start Date :||May 1993|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004656
|Study Chair:||Kathleen J. Motil||Baylor College of Medicine|