Evaluation of Balance Reactions of Transfemoral Amputees Using the Virtual Analysis System

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00817570
First received: January 4, 2009
Last updated: October 21, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test and compare the balance reactions of Tranfemoral Amputees and able bodied subjects in response to perturbations given by a highly advanced Virtual Reality system.


Condition
Balance

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Balance Reactions of Transfemoral Amputees Using the Virtual

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: April 2009
Groups/Cohorts
1
Transfemoral Amputees using the C- Leg knee.
2
Transfemoral Amputees using a Multiaxial Knee.
3
Able bodied.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Transfemoral Amputees and Able bodied.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Transfemoral Amputees, walking without any assistive device, at least one year.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Amputees who suffer from a Neurological Injury/ disease that has implication on balance control.
  • Amputees who suffer from Orthopedic Injury that has implication on balance control.
  • Amputees who suffer from Cardiology disease that has implication on balance reactions.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00817570

Locations
Israel
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat- Gan, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. Siev- Ner Itzhak, Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00817570     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-5610-08-IS-CTIL
Study First Received: January 4, 2009
Last Updated: October 21, 2009
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Trans Femoral Amputees Balance Reactions

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