Nutritional Aspects of Rett Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Baylor College of Medicine
Information provided by:
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004656
First received: February 24, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: February 1999
  Purpose

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine dietary macronutrient intake in children with Rett syndrome and in healthy controls.

II. Measure sleeping and awake metabolic rates in various positions, i.e., reclining, sitting, and standing, by whole-room indirect calorimetry and isotope dilution.

III. Quantify activity patterns by time-motion studies using 24-hour activity records and 12-hour videotaping.

IV. Correlate 24-hour activity patterns with 24-hour heart rate telemetry and short-term oxygen consumption.

V. Estimate 24-hour fecal and urinary energy losses. VI. Determine body composition by clinical anthropometry, whole-body potassium counting, and total-body electrical conductance.

VII. Calculate apparent energy needs based on measurement of energy intake and expenditure.


Condition Intervention
Rett Syndrome
Procedure: Metabolic assessment with body composition evaluation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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Further study details as provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):

Study Start Date: May 1993
Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE:

All participants undergo extensive nutritional and metabolic assessment with body composition evaluation. Studies include macronutrient intake, body fat, lean muscle mass, metabolic rate, and time-action studies; and 24-hour cardiac telemetry. Rett syndrome girls also receive a hemogram and hand x-ray.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

Patients aged 5 to 18 with Rett syndrome Able to sleep and awaken alone

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00004656

Sponsors and Collaborators
Baylor College of Medicine
Investigators
Study Chair: Kathleen J. Motil Baylor College of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004656     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11814, BCM-CNRC-H1637
Study First Received: February 24, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
Rett syndrome
neurologic and psychiatric disorders
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rett Syndrome
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Retardation, X-Linked
Mental Retardation
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Genetic Diseases, Inborn

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