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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Synthetic Aperture Magnetometry (fMRI-SAM) and Alzheimer's Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00412048
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : December 15, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 14, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Strasbourg, France

Brief Summary:
The aim of the protocol is to study the resting brain activation profile of 3 groups of people, using a new fMRI procedure, called fMRI-SAM. fMRI-SAM will be applied to 25 Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients, 25 patients suffering from amnestic - mild cognitive impairment (MCI) - a clinical picture which may be a prodromal form of AD - and 60 healthy controls. The first analysis of the data will search differences of brain activation profiles between the 3 groups. In the second step, the investigators will study the predictive value of fMRI-SAM to detect MCI patients who will later convert to AD.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Alzheimer's Disease Procedure: fMRI to detect MCI patients who will convert to Alzheimer's disease

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Evaluation of fMRI-SAM in the Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease.
Study Start Date : April 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
ALZHEIMER DISEASE Procedure: fMRI to detect MCI patients who will convert to Alzheimer's disease
There is a fMRI to be realized in the 3 arms. No drug is administered
MOLD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT Procedure: fMRI to detect MCI patients who will convert to Alzheimer's disease
There is a fMRI to be realized in the 3 arms. No drug is administered
CONTROLS Procedure: fMRI to detect MCI patients who will convert to Alzheimer's disease
There is a fMRI to be realized in the 3 arms. No drug is administered



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparing fMRI data between 3 groups of subjects: MCI, Alzheimer's disease and normal subjects [ Time Frame: 1, 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Follow-up of MCI patients at 6, 12 and 18 months to detect a conversion to Alzheimer's disease [ Time Frame: Prediction of Alzheimer's disease on fMRI data ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Alzheimer's disease of mild to moderate severity (25 patients)
  • Amnestic MCI patients (25 patients)
  • 55-75 year-old patients

Exclusion criteria:

  • Any other cause of dementia for AD patients
  • Any stroke
  • Any disease with a negative vital prognosis

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00412048


Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Francois Sellal, MD Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg

Responsible Party: University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00412048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3659
First Posted: December 15, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders