A Randomized Sham-Controlled Study of H-Coil Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Late-Life Depression
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01760681|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2012 by Shalvata Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 4, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Depression||Device: H- Coil DTMS Device: Sham||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Study Start Date :||January 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2014|
Experimental: H coil DTMS
20 daily deep TMS treatments
Device: H- Coil DTMS
20 daily deep rTMS treatments
Other Name: H1 coil DTMS
Sham Comparator: inactive stimulation
20 daily sham deep TMS treatments
Other Name: inactive treatment
- Improvement in depression symptoms, evaluated by HDRS [ Time Frame: 6-8 weeks ]Clinical antidepressant response at the end of the treatment, define as a decline in Hamilton depression rating scale (HDRS-24) from the baseline rating by 50%.
- 1. Remission in depression [ Time Frame: 6-8 weeks ]1. Clinical antidepressant remission at the end of the treatment, define as exit HDRS-24 <10 and 60% reduction in total score.
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|Contact: Yechiel Levkovich, M.Demail@example.com|
|Hod Hasharon, Israel|
|Contact: Yechiel Levkovich, Prof. 972-9-7478569|