Microelectrode Brain-Machine Interface for Individuals With Tetraplegia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01364480|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : June 2, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 14, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Tetraplegia Spinal Cord Injury||Device: Implantation of NeuroPort Arrays in the motor cortex||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||5 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Microelectrode Brain-Machine Interface for Individuals With Tetraplegia|
|Study Start Date :||May 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2024|
Experimental: Brain-Machine Interface Users
All participants enrolled in the study will undergo Implantation of NeuroPort Arrays in the motor cortex. There is no control group.
Device: Implantation of NeuroPort Arrays in the motor cortex
Two Blackrock Microsystems NeuroPort Arrays will be implanted in the motor cortex of study participants.
- The primary outcome is the safety of the participant. [ Time Frame: One year following array implantation ]This measure will be considered a success if the device is not removed for safety reasons during the post-implant evaluation.
- The secondary outcome is the efficacy of the electrodes for long-term recording of neural activity and successful control of external devices. [ Time Frame: One year following array implantation ]The efficacy of the electrodes will be determined through a variety of measures, including characterization of signal quality, degrees of freedom achieved and subject performance.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01364480
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pittsburgh|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael L Boninger, MD||University of Pittsburgh|