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Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2009 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01029093
First Posted: December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2009
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Collaborator:
Jaencke
Information provided by:
University of Zurich
  Purpose
Investigation of changes in gray and white matter during immoblisation after injury of the right upper extremity via two MR Investigations of the brain at two different times.

Condition Intervention
Injury of the Right Upper Extremity Other: no intervention, MRI and motor skill test

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity After Injury and Immobilisation of Right Upper Extremity

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Intervention Details:
    Other: no intervention, MRI and motor skill test
    Two MR Investigations at two different times
    Other Names:
    • MRI
    • motor skill test
Detailed Description:
Investigation of changes in gray and white matter during immoblisation after injury of the right upper extremity via two MR Investigations of the brain at two different times. Immobilisation at least 12 days. Time between the 2 investigations: 12-14 d.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with injury of right upper extremity
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Right handed
  • Injury of right upper extremity where immobilisation is needed

Exclusion criteria:

  • TBI, neurological or psychatric deseases
  • Other cerebral deseases
  • Standard MRI Exclusion criterias such as pacemaker, epilepsia etc
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01029093


Contacts
Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Locations
Switzerland
Devision of Traum Not yet recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Jaencke
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hans-Peter Simmen MD Professor and Chair Division of Trauma Surgery and Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Lutz Jäncke, Chief of Division Neuropsycholoy, Institute Psychology, University Zurich, Division of Trauma Surgery and Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsycholgy, University Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01029093     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Ref-Nr: StV 13-2009
First Submitted: November 25, 2009
First Posted: December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
extremity with immobilisation
brain platicity
deprivation
MRI