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fMRI Study of Grasping in Autistic Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00245778
Recruitment Status : Terminated (All the patients were included)
First Posted : October 28, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Tours

Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to localise brain regions involved in objects recognition, in planification and adjustment of grasping, in prehension with and without eye control. The study is conducted in normal and autistic adults. We hypothesize different activations in these two populations.

Condition or disease
Autistic Disorder

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: fMRI Study of Grasping in Autistic Patients
Study Start Date : March 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2007




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical diagnosis of autistic disorder, right-handed, DQ>50

Exclusion Criteria:

  • epilepsia, psychotropic drugs

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Locations
France
University hospital of Tours
Tours, France, 37044
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Tours
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Catherine Barthelemy, MD, PhD University hospital of Tours

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00245778     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRC-R-2003-INCA
First Posted: October 28, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Autistic Disorder
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders