Effect of Rehabilitation of Patients With a Central Nervous System Lesion

This study has been completed.
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00837460
First received: February 4, 2009
Last updated: March 29, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
  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 Blind (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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

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

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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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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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00837460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006/06NOV/207
Study First Received: February 4, 2009
Last Updated: March 29, 2010
Health Authority: Belgium : biomedical ethics committee of School of Medicine of the Université Catholique de Louvain

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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