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Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01029093
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2009 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Jaencke
Information provided by:
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Injury of the Right Upper Extremity Other: no intervention, MRI and 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.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity After Injury and Immobilisation of Right Upper Extremity
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



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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

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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

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 Posted: December 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

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