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The Effect of Telerehabilitation of Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04782440
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 4, 2021
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marmara University

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of a telerehabilitation approach to patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and evaluate patients' motor function, parents' anxiety and depression levels before and after the intervention

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Other: Telerehabilitaton Other: Home exercise Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Effect of Telerehabilitation of Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Estimated Study Start Date : April 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2021

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Telerehabilitation Other: Telerehabilitaton
Patients will receive telerehabilitation sessions that include strengthening, stretching and range of motion exercises

Active Comparator: Home exercise Other: Home exercise
Patients will be given a home-based exercise program without telerehabilitation supervision

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quick motor function test [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients without the ability of independent ambulation
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Responsible Party: Marmara University Identifier: NCT04782440    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1455
First Posted: March 4, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2021
Last Verified: March 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Muscular Dystrophies
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked