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Effect of Rehabilitation of Patients With a Central Nervous System Lesion

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00837460
First Posted: February 5, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2010
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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
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to analyse the prehensions deficits and the effect of prehension rehabilitation in central nervous system lesioned people

Condition Intervention
Stroke Other: rehabilitation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

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Further study details as provided by Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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.

  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00837460


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
  More Information

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 Submitted: February 4, 2009
First Posted: February 5, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

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