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

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00018577
First Posted: July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2008
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  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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Study Start Date: October 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2002
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   81 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes 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
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Locations
United States, Hawaii
Honolulu Dept of Veterans Affairs
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96819
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Jordan Popper, M.D.
OverallOfficial: Caroline Tanner, M.D., Ph.D.
OverallOfficial: Helen Petrovitch, M.D.
OverallOfficial: Lon White, M.D.
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NEUD-024-99S
First Submitted: July 3, 2001
First Posted: July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2008
Last Verified: December 2004

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