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Effect of Rehabilitation of Patients With a Central Nervous System Lesion

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00837460
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 5, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Fondation Saint Luc
Fonds de la recherche scientifique et médicale (FRSM)
Association nationale d'aide aux personnes handicapées (ANAH)
Information provided by:
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to analyse the prehensions deficits and the effect of prehension rehabilitation in central nervous system lesioned people

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Stroke Other: rehabilitation Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Rehabilitation
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: rehabilitation
Bilateral and unilateral prehension oriented rehabilitation to enhance prehension.
Other: rehabilitation
4 weeks of bilateral followed or preceded by 4 weeks of unilateral similar prehension oriented repeated rehabilitation tasks. About 45 minutes 3 times a week, the subject is coached by a physiotherapist to enhance his prehension habilities.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. prehension functionality [ Time Frame: 4 weeks before, just before, after first part and after the second part of rehabilitation ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult minimum 6mounth after first stroke
  • Minimal prehension of both hands

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetuss
  • Other Upper Limb pathologies
  • MMSE < 26

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Locations
Belgium
READ : Rehabilitation and physical medecine Unit
Brussels, Belgium, 1200
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
Fondation Saint Luc
Fonds de la recherche scientifique et médicale (FRSM)
Association nationale d'aide aux personnes handicapées (ANAH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Delphine Dispa, PhD student Rehabilitation and physical medecine Unit - UCL
Study Director: Jean-Louis Thonnard, PhD Rehabilitation and physical medecine Unit-UCL
Principal Investigator: Yannick Bleyenheuft, PhD student Rehabilitation and physical medecine Unit-UCL
Study Director: Thierry Lejeune, MD PhD Rehabilitation and physical medecine Unit-UCL

Responsible Party: Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00837460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006/06NOV/207
First Posted: February 5, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain:
Hand
Rehabilitation