Muscle Tone Changes in Acute Stroke According to Brain Injury

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2009 by Jyväskylä Central Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Eurostars
Information provided by:
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01041560
First received: December 30, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to examine connections between muscle tones, strength and function after stroke.


Condition
Stroke

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Muscle Tone Changes in Acute Stroke According to Brain Injury in Relation to Changes in Functioning

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Further study details as provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle tone [ Time Frame: Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle strength [ Time Frame: Immediately after stroke, during the first week in hospital every other day, and then once a week before discharging from hospital ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Stoke
Hemiplegia with unilateral changes in tone and muscle strength

Detailed Description:

Measurements are intended to repeat every two days in acute phase to discover possible changes in tone and strength in arm and leg muscles.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Stroke patients in Middle-Finland Central hospital

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • unilateral decline in the arm or leg muscle strength

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unwilling to take part on the trial
  • not conscious
  • no differences between muscle strength on the right and left side
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01041560

Contacts
Contact: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD +358142691145 jari.ylinen@ksshp.fi

Locations
Finland
Central Finland Health Care District Recruiting
Jyväskylä, Finland, 40740
Principal Investigator: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Eurostars
Investigators
Study Director: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD Senior physician
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ylinen Jari, MD, PhD, Jyväskylä Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01041560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KSKS2
Study First Received: December 30, 2009
Last Updated: December 30, 2009
Health Authority: Finland: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:
Stroke
Tone
Strength

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Cerebral Infarction
Brain Injuries
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia
Craniocerebral Trauma
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014