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The Psychiatric and Cognitive Phenotypes in Velocardiofacial Syndrome (VCFS)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified July 2017 by Prof. Doron Gothelf, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00768820
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Prof. Doron Gothelf, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the Psychiatric and Cognitive Phenotypes in Velocardiofacial Syndrome (VCFS), Williams Syndrome (WS)and Fragile X Syndrome Characterization, Treatment and Examining the Connection to Developmental and Molecular Factors

Condition Intervention Phase
Velocardiofacial Syndrome Williams Syndrome Fragile X Syndrome Drug: methylphenidate, fluoxetin, risperidone Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: The Psychiatric and Cognitive Phenotypes in Velocardiofacial Syndrome (VCFS), Williams Syndrome (WS)and Fragile X Syndrome Characterization, Treatment and Examining the Connection to Developmental and Molecular Factors

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Further study details as provided by Prof. Doron Gothelf, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Measure that are used: psychological measures, molecular tests, responsiveness to medical treatments [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: May 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2020 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: methylphenidate, fluoxetin, risperidone
first cognitive evaluation without methylphenidate,second cognitive evaluation with methylphenidate

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • chromosomal deletion proven by FISH examination

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00768820


Contacts
Contact: Doron Gothelf, MD 972-03-5302663 gothelf@post.tau.ac.il

Locations
Israel
Schneider Children's Mediac Center of Israel Recruiting
Petach-Tikva, Israel, 49202
Contact: Doron Gothelf, MD    972-03-5302663      
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Chaim Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. Doron Gothelf, Principal Investigator, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768820     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCMCI082455CTIL
First Submitted: October 7, 2008
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017

Keywords provided by Prof. Doron Gothelf, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center:
Velocardiofacial syndrome
Williams syndrome
fragile X syndrome
cognitive phenotype
psychiatric phenotype

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Fragile X Syndrome
Williams Syndrome
DiGeorge Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Mental Retardation, X-Linked
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Disorders
Congenital Abnormalities
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System
Aortic Stenosis, Supravalvular
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
22q11 Deletion Syndrome
Craniofacial Abnormalities
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Lymphatic Abnormalities
Lymphatic Diseases