Device: Implantable neurostimulation system (Medtronic)
IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Efficacy of thalamic stimulation evaluated by the administration of the CRS-R and Coma/Near Coma scales and comparing the results obtained with those of the pre-implant evaluation.
Changes in the length of desynchronization performed by continuous EEG recording and spectral analysis. Evaluate which patients in Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State can benefit from central thalamic stimulation.
10 Years to 65 Years (Child, Adult)
December 8, 2009
June 27, 2011
Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecolare - CNR Milano, Italy
Fondazione IRCCS "Casimiro Mondino" Pavia, Italy
Fondazione IRCCS "Salvatore Maugeri" Pavia, Italy
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.