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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus Identifier:
First received: October 22, 2013
Last updated: December 4, 2015
Last verified: December 2015
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 ]

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 ]

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: November 2013
Study Completion Date: June 2015
Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 identifier: NCT01975532

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

Responsible Party: University of Aarhus Identifier: NCT01975532     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 26-MRI-DTI-on-DBS
Study First Received: October 22, 2013
Last Updated: December 4, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Movement Disorders
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on August 16, 2017