Robot-Assisted Hand Motor Therapy for Subjects With Hemiparetic Stroke (Robot3)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01244243|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 19, 2010
Results First Posted : May 27, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 18, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stroke||Device: Hand & Wrist Assisting Robotic Device||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||41 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Robot-Assisted Hand Motor Therapy for Subjects With Hemiparetic Stroke|
|Study Start Date :||January 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Experimental: Active therapy
All subjects receive the same active robotic therapy, there is no placebo arm, as a key goal of this study is to define predictors of response to active treatment.
Device: Hand & Wrist Assisting Robotic Device
Treatment occurs in 2 hour sessions, 4 times a week over 3 weeks. In each treatment session, you will sit in a chair and have your weak hand attached to a mechanical device (the robot), which will help you open and close your hand. During the treatment, different types of objects (with varying shapes, sizes, and weight) will be placed into your hand. You will be given a variety of instructions related to the grasping, feeling, or identifying of the object in your hand. Sometimes these instructions will be given from the investigator and sometimes from the computer. You will often be asked to grasp, or release, each of these objects as best you can. You will also be asked to concentrate on the object in your hand. An example of what you may be asked to do is to name the object. During other times, you will play games, using the robot to control game parts on the computer screen. At other times, you will move your hand so that the robot can measure your hand function.
Other Name: HWARD
- Action Research Arm Test [ Time Frame: change from baseline to 1 month post-end treatment, Intention To Treat ]The Action Research Arm Test is a 19 item measure divided into 4 sub-tests (grasp, grip, pinch, and gross arm movement). Performance on each item is rated on a 4-point ordinal scale ranging from: 3: Performs test normally 2: Completes test, but takes abnormally long or has great difficulty 1: Performs test partially 0: Can perform no part of test. The test is used to determine upper limb function, 0-57 points with higher is better, 57 is the highest score indicating normal arm movement.
- Arm Motor Fugl-Meyer Test [ Time Frame: change from baseline to 1 month post-end treatment, Intention To Treat ]The Arm Motor Fugl-Meyer test is an assessment of Sensorimotor Recovery After Stroke. It is a 33 item measure with 3 subgroups which are Proximal, Wrist/Hand, and Coordination/Speed. The scaling for each item works on a scale of 0-2 with 0 being not able to be done, 1 being partially done, and 2 being done normally. The scoring goes from 0-66, higher is better, 66 is considered a normal score with no noticable complications in movement.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01244243
|United States, California|
|University of California, Irvine|
|Irvine, California, United States, 92697|
|Principal Investigator:||Steven C Cramer, MD||University of Californai Irvine|