Ambulatory Assessment of Motor State in Patients With Parkinson's Disease in Real Daily Life

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Radboud University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2005
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Brief Summary:
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) suffer from motor fluctuations and levodopa induced dyskinesia. The prupose of this study is to evaluate the effect of an automatic system to assess the motor state of PD patients in real daily life. Movements and postures are assessed using 6 accelerometers attached to the the most affected wrist, trunk, both upper legs and both upper arms. Patients wear the system for two days and keep an own diary of their motor state

Condition or disease
Parkinson's Disease

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients with parkinson's disease with motor fluctuations and dyskinesias

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00184808

Contact: Noel Keijsers, PhD +31 24 3613326

Radboud university Nijmegen Recruiting
Nijmegen, Netherlands, 6500
Contact: Noel Keijsers   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Radboud University
Study Chair: Stan Gielen, Prof Radboud University
Study Chair: Martin Horstink, MD,PhD Radboud university Nijmegen medical center Identifier: NCT00184808     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: dialypd
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases