Evaluation of Diffusion MRI as a Tool in Planning Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 22, 2013
Last updated: October 28, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between deep brain stimulation implantation site and DTI (diffusion tensor imaging) derived measures for the region and later compare this to the clinical treatment outcomes.

Movement Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of MRI Based Fiber Tracking as a Tool in Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

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Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • UPDRS (unified parkinson disease rating scale) score [ Time Frame: patients will be followed from pre-surgical evaluation to 1 year after surgery, roughly 13-14 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive scores on neuropsychological exam [ Time Frame: patients will be followed from per-surgical evaluation to 1 year after surgery, roughly 13-14 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: November 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients screened and deemed eligible for treatment with Deep Brain Stimulation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Deep Brian Stimulation surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • DBS treatment stopped before 12 month followup
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01975532

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Principal Investigator: Mikkel Petersen, phd-student Aarhus University Hospital
  More Information

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Responsible Party: University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01975532     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 26-MRI-DTI-on-DBS
Study First Received: October 22, 2013
Last Updated: October 28, 2014
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics
Denmark: Danish Dataprotection Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Movement Disorders
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 27, 2015