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Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in Babies Home Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01214902
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2010 by Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2011
Information provided by:
Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The research objectives are to test the efficacy of a Modified CIMT treatment in babies diagnosed with hemiplegia, treated in a home program, as compared to a control group of babies receiving a parallel home program but with no CIMT.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Hemiplegia Cerebral Palsy Device: Constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) Behavioral: play

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : May 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Experimental CIMT
Two month home program that includes restricting the non hemiplegic hand an hour a day during play
Device: Constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT)
soft mitten worn on the non hemiplegic hand
Other Name: Modifide constraint induced movoment therapy
Active Comparator: Active Play
Two month home program that includes active use of hemiplegic hand during play one hour a day
Behavioral: play
play which encourages the use of the hemiplegic hand

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assistive Hand Assessment [ Time Frame: after two months of treatment ]
    Evaluation of the use of the hemiplegic hand as an assiting hand in bilateral activities

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Months to 18 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Babies age 7-18 months diagnosed with Hemiplegic cerebral palsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Epilepsy not treated

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01214902

Contact: Rena Shara chamudot, Ms.c chamudot@012.net.il

ShaareZMC Recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel
Principal Investigator: Varda Gross-Tzur, Prof.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Responsible Party: Prof. Gross- Tsur Varda, SHAARE ZEDEK MEDICAL CENTER
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01214902     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: chamudotctil
First Posted: October 5, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2011
Last Verified: June 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Palsy
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms