Tele-diagnostics for Remote Parkinson's Monitoring

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2013
University of Cincinnati
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this research study is to design, implement, and clinically assess a portable, user worn system for monitoring Parkinson's disease (PD) motor symptoms. The current standard in evaluating symptoms is the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS), a subjective, qualitative ranking system. The main goal of this research is to develop a quantitative system, Kinesia HomeView, to assess tremor as well as different features of bradykinesia in a home based system which can capture those symptom changes over the course of a day and aid in evaluating treatment protocol efficacy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Parkinson's Disease Device: Kinesia HomeView

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2011

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Kinesia HomeView Monitoring
Uses Kinesia HomeView at home once per week
Device: Kinesia HomeView
Quantifies motor symptom severity in the home

Assessed in the clinic every 4 weeks using traditional methods

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. UPDRS [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks ]
  2. PDQ-39 [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with Parkinson's disease

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to follow the required clinical instruction
  • Subjects with cognitive impairments that would prohibit them from properly using the Kinesia HomeView system
  • Subjects without the cognitive ability to respond to researchers and let them know when any parameters of the study may become uncomfortable
  • Subjects found on examination by our clinicians to have any physical limitations which would be counter productive to participation in this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01356056

United States, Ohio
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
Sponsors and Collaborators
Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc.
University of Cincinnati

Responsible Party: Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc. Identifier: NCT01356056     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-09-29-03EE
7R43NS065554-03 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
5R43MD004049-02 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 19, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 12, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases