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fMRI Study of Grasping in Autistic Patients

This study has been terminated.
(All the patients were included)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00245778
First Posted: October 28, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2007
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Tours
  Purpose
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
Autistic Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: fMRI Study of Grasping in Autistic Patients

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Tours:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: February 2007
  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00245778


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
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00245778     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRC-R-2003-INCA
First Submitted: October 26, 2005
First Posted: October 28, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007

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