Effects of Medical Complexity Using GMA on Lurie Children's In- and Outpatients (CIMA)
The purpose of this study is to research a new type of test for cerebral palsy that can be performed earlier, at 10-15 weeks of age (after the due date for premature infants). The test involves a standardized video recording of a baby's natural movements for about 10 minutes. The video recorded movements are evaluated by a special trained observer and also by a computer program. There are some small studies from Europe that suggest that this type of evaluation may be accurate in early diagnosis of cerebral palsy. However, the investigators do not know if this type of evaluation is reliable in large groups of infants, including infants from Children's Memorial Hospital, who tend to be sicker and have more complicated illnesses than many of the European infants. The investigators would therefore like to evaluate whether this type of video recording could be used in the future for early diagnosis of cerebral palsy.
Medically Complex Infants
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Effects of Medical Complexity on the Development of Fidgety Movements and Feasibility of Screening Utilizing the General Movement Assessment for Lurie Children's ICU Patients and Graduates|
- Presence of cerebral palsy [ Time Frame: 24 months (+/- 6 months) and 4 years (+/- 1 year) of age ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Study video at 50-55 weeks gestational age, motor assessments at 24m (+/- 6 months) and again at 4 years (+/- 1 year).
Video at 50-55 weeks gestational age, motor assessment at 24 months (+/- 6 months).
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01659710
|United States, Illinois|
|Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago||Recruiting|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611|
|Contact: Annamarie Hayner, M.Ed. 312-472-4338 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Raye Ann deRegnier, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||RayeAnn deRegnier, MD||Lurie Children's Hospital|