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Pallidal Stimulation in Patients With Idiopathic Generalised Dystonia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Délégation Régionale à la Recherche Clinique
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Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: August 28, 2007
Last verified: September 2005

Pallidal stimulation is effective in patients with generalised idiopathic dystonia. The aim of this study is to:

  1. evaluate the efficacy and safety of this treatment in patients with idiopathic generalised dystonia, 3 years after surgery and
  2. assess the recurrence of the motor symptoms after the switch off.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dystonia Procedure: Deep brain stimulation Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere:


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Idiopathic generalised dystonia
  • Pallidal stimulation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mini-mental status (MMS) < 24
  • Severe psychiatric disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00169403

Contact: Marie Vidailhet, MD, PhD 33-142161950
Contact: Marie-Laure Welter, MD 33-142161950

Centre d'Investigation Clinique-Hôpital Pitié-Salpetriere Recruiting
Paris, France
Contact: Marie-Laure Welter, MD    33-142161950   
Principal Investigator: Marie Vidailhet, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere
Délégation Régionale à la Recherche Clinique
Study Director: Marie Vidailhet, MD, PhD Hôpital Saint-Antoine
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00169403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P000201
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: August 28, 2007

Keywords provided by Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere:
Idiopathic dystonia
deep brain stimulation
globus pallidus
generalised Idiopathic dystonia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dystonic Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Movement Disorders
Central Nervous System Diseases processed this record on August 21, 2017