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Physiopathological Study of Autonomic Failure in Parkinson's Disease (SYNAPark)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01748409
First Posted: December 12, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 5, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nantes University Hospital
  Purpose
The aim of the study is to evaluate the autonomic failure in Parkinson's disease by clinical, electrophysiological and neuropathological examination.

Condition Intervention
Parkinson's Disease Other: Biopsies of peripheral autonomic nervous system Other: Autonomic dysfunction questionnaires Other: Electrophysiological tests

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Physiopathological Study of Autonomic Failure in Parkinson's Disease : a Monocentric Study

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Further study details as provided by Nantes University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate association between clinical autonomic failure and neuropathological autonomic failure on biopsies. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

    the main objective is to look after associations between :

    • anatomopathological signs of autonomic nervous system disorders seen on biopsies AND
    • clinical signs of signs of autonomic nervous system disorders seen through functional tests or through symptoms indicated by the patient on questionaries.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate association between autonomic failure and severity factors in Parkinson's disease [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

    Autonomic failure will be assessed through questionaries on symptoms and through functional tests.

    Severity factors in parkinson disease will refer to various parameters like patient age.


  • Evaluate consequences of autonomic failure on quality of life and sleep quality [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    quality of life and of sleep will be assessed through functional tests and through questionaries.


Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: February 2013
Study Completion Date: March 2016
Primary Completion Date: March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: Biopsies of peripheral autonomic nervous system Other: Autonomic dysfunction questionnaires
    Other Name: a battery of questionaries to evaluate autonomic neurological patient complaints and dysfunctions.
    Other: Electrophysiological tests
    Other Name: A battery of electrophysiological tests to assess neurological functions
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Parkinson's disease
  • ages 45 to 80 years, both genders
  • patients who signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • autonomic function modifying treatment
  • pre-existing neuropathy or risk factors for neuropathy
  • dementia
  • colonic disorders
  • coagulation disorders (may be due to treatment)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01748409


Locations
France
Nantes Universitary Hospital
Nantes, Loire Atlantique, France, 44093
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nantes University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Nantes University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01748409     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RC12_0264
First Submitted: December 10, 2012
First Posted: December 12, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 5, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Nantes University Hospital:
Autonomic failure, Parkinson's disease, electrophysiological assessment, neuropathological assessment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Pure Autonomic Failure
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Primary Dysautonomias
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases