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Feasibility of mindBEAGLE in Disorders of Consciousness or Locked-In Syndrome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02772302
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 13, 2016
Results First Posted : April 30, 2021
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Brian L. Edlow, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

Brief Summary:

The primary aims of this study are:

  1. To determine the feasibility of deploying mindBEAGLE, a portable, bedside EEG-based system, in the Intensive Care Unit in patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC) or locked-in syndrome (LIS);
  2. To determine if mindBEAGLE neurophysiologic markers of cognitive function correlate with bedside behavioral assessments of consciousness;
  3. To determine if mindBEAGLE neurophysiologic markers of cognitive function correlate with functional MRI (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) biomarkers of consciousness;
  4. To determine if mindBEAGLE can serve as an assistive communication device for people with LIS.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Consciousness Disorders Locked-In Syndrome Device: mindBEAGLE EEG-based brain-computer interface Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
  1. To determine the feasibility of deploying mindBEAGLE, a portable, bedside EEG-based system, in the Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit in patients with DOC or LIS;
  2. To determine if mindBEAGLE neurophysiologic markers of cognitive function correlate with bedside behavioral assessments of consciousness;
  3. To determine if mindBEAGLE can serve as an assistive communication device for people with LIS.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: Arm 1: patients Arm 2: healthy controls
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Feasibility Study of the mindBEAGLE Device in Patients With Disorders of Consciousness or Locked-In Syndrome
Actual Study Start Date : March 1, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 1, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : December 17, 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Patients
Application of bedside, EEG-based mindBEAGLE Brain-Computer Interface
Device: mindBEAGLE EEG-based brain-computer interface
Experimental: Healthy Controls
Application of bedside, EEG-based mindBEAGLE Brain-Computer Interface
Device: mindBEAGLE EEG-based brain-computer interface



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Behavioral Diagnosis of Level of Consciousness (LoC) [ Time Frame: on the day of intervention ]
    LoC will be defined using the Coma Recovery Scale-Revised behavioral evaluation (score range 0-23). Higher scores are generally associated with a higher level of consciousness.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age>18
  • Diagnosis of coma
  • Vegetative state
  • Minimally conscious state
  • Confusional state
  • Locked-in state

Exclusion Criteria:

• History of developmental, neurologic, or major psychiatric disorder resulting in functional disability


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02772302


Locations
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United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Brian L. Edlow, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital
  Study Documents (Full-Text)

Documents provided by Brian L. Edlow, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital:
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Brian L. Edlow, M.D., Instructor of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02772302    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2015P002731
First Posted: May 13, 2016    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: April 30, 2021
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2021
Last Verified: June 2021
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Consciousness Disorders
Quadriplegia
Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Paralysis