Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection

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Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 2, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 2, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shaimaa El-Jaafary, Kasr El Aini Hospital

Brief Summary:
There is association between Hepatitis C and Parkinson's Disease as shown from previous studies. The clinical profile and natural history is not fully studied yet. We aim at studying the clinical characteristics of Parkinson's Disease in patients with hepatitis C infection.

Condition or disease
Parkinson Disease

Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Year
Official Title: Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection
Estimated Study Start Date : March 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2020

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Score of UPDRS [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    Severity of Motor and non motor symptoms

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Parkinson's Disease patients with hepatitis C infection

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with history of Parkinson's Disease and Hepatitis C infection.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced liver cirrhosis.
  • Patients with hepatic failure.
  • Symptoms of Parkinson's plus syndrome.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03420573

Contact: Shaimaa I. El-Jaafary, MD +2 01119213915
Contact: Hanan A. Amer, MD

Sponsors and Collaborators
Kasr El Aini Hospital
Study Director: Shaimaa I. El-Jaafary, MD Director of Kasr Alainy Movement Disorders Unit KAMDU

Responsible Party: Shaimaa El-Jaafary, Lecturer of Neurology, Kasr El Aini Hospital Identifier: NCT03420573     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KAMDUPDHC
First Posted: February 2, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description: Anonymous Demographic data ,severity of symptoms, score results

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Hepatitis C
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Flaviviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases