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fMRI Study of Grasping in Autistic Patients

This study has been terminated.
(All the patients were included)
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Tours Identifier:
First received: October 26, 2005
Last updated: May 25, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
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.

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

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

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • epilepsia, psychotropic drugs
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00245778

University hospital of Tours
Tours, France, 37044
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Tours
Principal Investigator: Catherine Barthelemy, MD, PhD University hospital of Tours
  More Information Identifier: NCT00245778     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRC-R-2003-INCA
Study First Received: October 26, 2005
Last Updated: May 25, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Autistic Disorder
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 21, 2017