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Muscle Tone Changes in Acute Stroke According to Brain Injury

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 Jyväskylä Central Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01041560
First Posted: December 31, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 31, 2009
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Collaborator:
Eurostars
Information provided by:
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to examine connections between muscle tones, strength and function after stroke.

Condition
Stroke

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Muscle Tone Changes in Acute Stroke According to Brain Injury in Relation to Changes in Functioning

Further study details as provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle tone [ Time Frame: Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle strength [ Time Frame: Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Stoke
Hemiplegia with unilateral changes in tone and muscle strength

Detailed Description:
Measurements are intended to repeat every two days in acute phase to discover possible changes in tone and strength in arm and leg muscles.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Stroke patients in Middle-Finland Central hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • unilateral decline in the arm or leg muscle strength

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unwilling to take part on the trial
  • not conscious
  • no differences between muscle strength on the right and left side
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01041560


Contacts
Contact: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD +358142691145 jari.ylinen@ksshp.fi

Locations
Finland
Central Finland Health Care District Recruiting
Jyväskylä, Finland, 40740
Principal Investigator: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Eurostars
Investigators
Study Director: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD Senior physician
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ylinen Jari, MD, PhD, Jyväskylä Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01041560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KSKS2
First Submitted: December 30, 2009
First Posted: December 31, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 31, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Keywords provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:
Stroke
Tone
Strength

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Brain Injuries
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Craniocerebral Trauma
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries