The Effect of Single Dose D-Cycloserine on Cognitive Outcome in Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients (DCS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01343862|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2011 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 28, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 28, 2011
In this study of patients with moderate traumatic brain injury with frontal brain contusions patients will be randomized to treatment with a single dose of either D-cycloserine or placebo given 48-72 hours after injury.
Patients will undergo intensive neurocognitive testing at 3 and 6 months after injury to assess whether treatment with a single dose of D-cycloserine improves cognitive outcome after moderate brain injury.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Traumatic Brain Injury||Drug: D-cycloserine Drug: placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Single Dose D-Cycloserine on Cognitive Outcome in Moderate TBI Patients|
|Study Start Date :||August 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2014|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 2014|
|Experimental: D- Cycloserine||
single dose of D-cycloserine given 48-72 hours after moderate traumatic brain injury
Other Name: seromycin
|Placebo Comparator: sugar pill||
A sugar pill will be given to those patients randomized to the control group at 48-72 hours after moderate brain injury
- A battery of neuropsychological tests at 3 and 6 months post-injury [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months post-injury ]
- Symbol Digit Modalities Test (Smith 1973)
- Trail Making Test (TMT) (Reitan, Hom et al. 1988)
- Digit Span (DS) from the WAIS-III
- Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT) (Rey 1955; Lezak 2004)
- Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) (Psychological Assessment Resources. Computerised Wisconsin Card Sort Task Version 4 (WCST). Psychological Assessment Resources; 2003).
- Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) (Test of Variables of Attention: Clinical Manual. Los Alamitos: The TOVA Company).
- Behavioral Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome (BADS) (Erez, Rothschild et al. 2009)
- Glasgow Outcome Score - Extended (GOS-E) [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months post injury ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01343862
|Contact: Guy Rosenthal, MDemail@example.com|
|Rambam Medical Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Contact: Leon Levi, MD firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Leon Levi, MD|
|Hadassah Medical Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91120|
|Principal Investigator: Guy Rosenthal, MD|
|Sheba Medical Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Ramat Gan, Israel|
|Contact: Nachshon Knoller, MD Knoller@sheba.health.gov.il|
|Principal Investigator: Nachshon Knoller, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Guy Rosenthal, MD||Hadassah Medical Center|