Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2009 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Jaencke
Information provided by:
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01029093
First received: November 25, 2009
Last updated: December 7, 2009
Last verified: December 2009
  Purpose

Investigation of changes in gray and white matter during immoblisation after injury of the right upper extremity via two MR Investigations of the brain at two different times.


Condition Intervention
Injury of the Right Upper Extremity
Other: no intervention, MRI and motor skill test

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Sensory and Motor Deprivation on Brain Plasticity After Injury and Immobilisation of Right Upper Extremity

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Intervention Details:
    Other: no intervention, MRI and motor skill test
    Two MR Investigations at two different times
    Other Names:
    • MRI
    • motor skill test
Detailed Description:

Investigation of changes in gray and white matter during immoblisation after injury of the right upper extremity via two MR Investigations of the brain at two different times. Immobilisation at least 12 days. Time between the 2 investigations: 12-14 d.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with injury of right upper extremity

Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Right handed
  • Injury of right upper extremity where immobilisation is needed

Exclusion criteria:

  • TBI, neurological or psychatric deseases
  • Other cerebral deseases
  • Standard MRI Exclusion criterias such as pacemaker, epilepsia etc
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Locations
Switzerland
Devision of Traum Not yet recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Jaencke
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hans-Peter Simmen MD Professor and Chair Division of Trauma Surgery and Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Lutz Jäncke, Chief of Division Neuropsycholoy, Institute Psychology, University Zurich, Division of Trauma Surgery and Institute of Psychology, Division Neuropsycholgy, University Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01029093     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Ref-Nr: StV 13-2009
Study First Received: November 25, 2009
Last Updated: December 7, 2009
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
extremity with immobilisation
brain platicity
deprivation
MRI

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