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Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00630422
First Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2008
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Collaborator:
University of Sao Paulo
Information provided by:
Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate and determinate the functional abilities in Rett syndrome conforming to the established Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI).

Condition
Rett Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas:

Enrollment: 64
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: September 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
64
All Patients

Detailed Description:
Rett syndrome (RS) is a progressive neurological disturbance of genetic cause that affects females almost exclusively. It is caused by mutations, usually sporadic, of the MECP2 gene located in the X chromosome. In consequence to the serious cognitive and motor compromise, the RS patients have great difficulty in accomplishing day-to-day tasks. The objective of this work is to evaluate the functional abilities in RS to help therapists in theirs treatments programs.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
This study investigated only patients with Rett syndrome that matched the criteria for the classic form of the disease
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Rett syndrome that matched the criteria for the classic form of the disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any other disease;
  • Rett syndrome associated with other disease
  • Rett syndrome that not that matched the criteria for the classic form of the disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00630422


Locations
Brazil
Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
São Paulo, Brazil, 04505-001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
University of Sao Paulo
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Carlos BM Monteiro, PhD Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: carlos bandeira de mello monteiro, Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00630422     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: monteiro
monteiro1
First Submitted: January 17, 2008
First Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2008
Last Verified: January 2008

Keywords provided by Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas:
Rett Syndrome
Selfcare
Mobility limitation
Interpersonal relations
This study avaliated patients with Rett Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Rett Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Mental Retardation, X-Linked
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System