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MRS and DTI of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease

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 June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00172900
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2005
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
The white matter change of the Alzheimer's disease could be studied by diffusion tensor image and MR spectroscopy to see the microstructral and biochemical change.

Condition
Alzheimer's Disease Vascular Dementia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: MR Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging of White Matter in Alzheimer's Disease

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • probable Alzheimer's disease or subcortica type vascular dementia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • large vessel infarct, major trauma
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00172900


Contacts
Contact: Ya-Fang Chen, MD 886-2-23123456 ext 5634 avon@ntumc.org

Locations
Taiwan
Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Hon-Man Liu, MD    886-2-23562570      
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Ya-Fang Chen, MD Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00172900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700320
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2005
Last Verified: June 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Diffusion tensor imaging
MR spectroscopy
dementia
white matter

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia
Dementia, Vascular
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
Intracranial Arterial Diseases
Leukoencephalopathies
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases