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Naturalistic Study to Evaluate the Utilization of Care Services Associated to the Diagnostic Process of Any Kind of Epilepsy

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00522522
First Posted: August 29, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
UCB Pharma
  Purpose
Naturalistic, multicentre, epidemiological study to evaluate the care services used during the process of diagnosis of any kind of epilepsy. Data about services since first seizure until confirmed diagnosis will be examined.

Condition
Epilepsy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Naturalistic Study to Evaluate the Utilization of Care Services Associated to the Diagnostic Process of Any Kind of Epilepsy Until Being Confirmed (EPILIVE Study)

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients being diagnosed of any kind of EPILEPSY (criteria ILAE 2005) and with diagnosis being confirmed by a Neurologist over the last 6 months.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients of both sexes 16 years old or older, being diagnosed of any kind of EPILEPSY (criteria ILAE) and with diagnosis being confirmed by a Neurologist over the last 6 months and with write informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with epilepsy diagnosis confirmed by a Neurologist over the last 6 months before the study or with incapacity to fulfill the requirements of the study.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00522522


Locations
United States, Georgia
UCB Pharma
Smyrna, Georgia, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Investigators
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center +1 877 822 9493 (UCB)
  More Information

Responsible Party: UCB Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00522522     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N01292
EPILIVE
First Submitted: August 27, 2007
First Posted: August 29, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
Naturalistic, retrospective, utilization of care services, diagnosis, epilepsy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases