Paired Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) With Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Function Improvement After Stroke
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01669161|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 17, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Stroke||Device: Vivistim System Other: Rehab Only|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||21 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Proof-of-Concept Pilot Study Assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Paired With Rehabilitation for Improved Upper Limb Function After Stroke (MicroTransponder's Vivistim System)|
|Study Start Date :||February 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2014|
VNS (vagus nerve stimulation) paired with rehabilitation as provided by the Vivistim System.
Device: Vivistim System
The Vivistim System provides vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) with rehabilitation movements.
Other Name: VNS, vagus nerve stimulation, paired VNS
Active Comparator: Rehab Only
Rehabilitation only (no implant, no VNS)
Other: Rehab Only
Rehabilitation without device implant and VNS
- Safety [ Time Frame: 6-weeks ]Assessment of adverse events and serious adverse events.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01669161
|U. Glasgow / Western Infirmary|
|Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Principal Investigator:||Jesse Dawson, MD||U. Glasgow|