Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Involuntary Movement Disorders
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001208|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2021
Botulism is a severe form of food poisoning caused by bacteria. This bacteria produces several toxins one of which is botulinum toxin A. This toxin causes the symptoms of food poisoning. Small amounts of botulinum toxin A have been used to treat speech disorders such as stuttering and problems with the muscles of the eyes.
The study examines the effectiveness of botulinum toxin as treatment for a variety of movement disorders. The goals of the study are to refine the technique of treatment to provide the best results, to improve the understanding of how botulinum toxin works on movement disorders, and find other conditions that may be treatable with botulinum toxin.
In addition, researchers also plan to study the possible use of botulinum toxin F alone and in combination with botulinum toxin A in patients who do not respond to botulinum A toxin treatment.<TAB>
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||2000 participants|
|Official Title:||Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 26, 1989|
Patients will be eligible for participation if they have a movement disorder that, in the judgment of the treating physician, might be amenable to treatment with BTX.
- Study Natural History- data analysis [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]Data regarding the movement disorder of the subject and observations of their standard treatment will be collected. Data may be used for future research questions that are related to subjects movement disorder and/or treatment.
- Maintain cohort of subjects [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]To maintain a cohort of patients with dystonia and other movement disorders for participation in other studies on the physiology of dystonia and BTX injection
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001208
|Contact: Shashi B Ravindran, C.R.N.P.||(301) email@example.com|
|Contact: Debra J Ehrlich, M.D.||(301) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Maryland|
|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike||Recruiting|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|
|Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR) 800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Debra J Ehrlich, M.D.||National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)|