Muscle Strength and Inflammatory Response in Patients With Inclusion Body Myositis (IBMan)

This study has been completed.
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Information provided by:
Institut de Myologie, France Identifier:
First received: May 11, 2009
Last updated: December 18, 2010
Last verified: December 2010
Comparison of a group of 20 IBM patients with 20 controls matched on age, gender and weight.

Inclusion Body Myositis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Muscle Strength and Inflammatory Response in Patients With Inclusion Body Myositis

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Further study details as provided by Institut de Myologie, France:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • muscle strength [ Time Frame: 2 evaluations at an interval of 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • immune response [ Time Frame: 1 measure at inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Inclusion Body Myositis


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 years old
  • Written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current infection
  • Cancer within 1 year
  • Immune deficiency
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00898989

Hopital Pitié-Salpêtrière
Paris, France, 75013
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institut de Myologie, France
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  More Information

Responsible Party: Olivier BENVENISTE MD PHD, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Identifier: NCT00898989     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-a00055-52 
Study First Received: May 11, 2009
Last Updated: December 18, 2010
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myositis, Inclusion Body
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases processed this record on May 26, 2016