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A Multi-center, Multi-regional Observational Study to Test the Responsiveness of the Validated MusiQoL (Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life Questionnaire) Instrument to EDSS Status Changes in Any Form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Patients With or Without Treatment (MusiQoL)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00702065
First Posted: June 20, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 17, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
EMD Serono
  Purpose

This is a multi-center, multi-regional observational,24 month study.

Health-related quality of life data from the MusiQoL instrument and SF-36 instrument will be collected at baseline, M6, M12, M18 and M24 in patients with MS. In addition, physical health outcomes such as expanded disability status scores (EDSS) will be collected every 6 months.


Condition
Multiple Sclerosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multi-center, Multi-regional Observational Study to Test the Responsiveness of the Validated MusiQoL (Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life Questionnaire) Instrument to EDSS Status Changes in Any Form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Patients With or Without Treatment

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Further study details as provided by EMD Serono:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • MusiQoL (Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life Questionnaire) Score [ Time Frame: Month 24 ]

Enrollment: 599
Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Detailed Description:

This is a multi-center, multi-regional observational,24 month study.

Health-related quality of life data from the MusiQoL instrument and SF-36 instrument will be collected at baseline, M6, M12, M18 and M24 in patients with MS. In addition, physical health outcomes such as expanded disability status scores (EDSS) will be collected every 6 months.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary Care Clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patient has any form of MS (confirmed by McDonald and/or Poser criteria)
  2. Patient is 18 years old or more (inclusive, at time of informed consent).
  3. Patient has an EDSS score lower than 7.0 (inclusive, at time of informed consent)
  4. Patient can be with or without treatment
  5. Patient has read, understood, signed and dated informed consent form
  6. Patient is able to fill in the questionnaire by him/herself

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. CIS Patient (MS not confirmed by Mc Donald and /or Poser criteria)
  2. Patient receives or is planned to receive during the course of this study any investigational drug or experimental procedure
  3. Patient suffers from dementia in the opinion of the investigator
  4. Patient suffers of major medical or psychiatric illness in the opinion of the investigator
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00702065


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Sponsors and Collaborators
EMD Serono
  More Information

Publications:
Auquier P, et al. Responsiveness of the Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life(MusiQoL) questionnaire to changes in disability in subjects with multiple sclerosis: 12-month results. Eur J Neurol 2010;17(Suppl 3):486
Auquier P, et al. Responsiveness of the Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life and Short Form-36 questionnaires to Expanded Disability Status Scale score changes in subjects with multiple sclerosis: 12-month results of an international observational study. 26th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS): 13-16 October 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden; P650
Auquier P, et al. Responsiveness of the Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life questionnaire to Expanded Disability Status Scale score changes in subjects with Multiple Sclerosis: Month 12 results from an international observational study. 13th Annual ISPOR Annual European Congress: November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic; P25667

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: EMD Serono
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00702065     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 27904
First Submitted: June 19, 2008
First Posted: June 20, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 17, 2014
Last Verified: June 2014

Keywords provided by EMD Serono:
Multiple Sclerosis Quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
Pathologic Processes
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases