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Diagnosis and Natural History Protocol for Patients with Different Neurological Conditions

This study is currently recruiting participants.

Summary | Eligibility | Citations | Contacts

Summary

Number

93-N-0202

Sponsoring Institute

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Recruitment Detail

Type: Participants currently recruited/enrolled
Gender: Male & Female
Min Age: 2
Max Age: N/A

Referral Letter Required

Yes

Population Exclusion(s)

None

Special Instructions

Currently Not Provided

Keywords

Human;
Movement;
Non-Investigational to Diagnostic Puzzle;
Parkinson's;
Dystonia;
Cerebellar;
Puzzles

Recruitment Keyword(s)

Neurological Disorders;
Movement Disorders

Condition(s)

Nervous System Disease

Investigational Drug(s)

None

Investigational Device(s)

None

Intervention(s)

None

Supporting Site

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The goal of this study is to diagnose and follow patients with disorders of movement control. Patients participating in this study will undergo routine laboratory tests and examinations in order to monitor their condition.

Doctors at the NIH will work in cooperation with each patient's primary care physician. There will be no use of investigational treatments in this study.<TAB>

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Eligibility

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

-Patients with neurological disorders and subjects with a family history of neurological conditions OR

-Healthy volunteers: People age 18 or older who are generally in good health.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

-Patients <2 years old.

-Employees of HMCS in NINDS.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR MRI (patients and family members only):

We will follow the Clinical Radiology/NMR Center guidelines for MR safety. Some of the exclusions are:

-Have non-MRI compatible metal in the body, such as a cardiac pacemaker, brain stimulator, shrapnel, surgical metal, clips in the brain or on blood vessels, cochlear implants, artificial heart valves or metal fragments in the eye as these make having an MRI unsafe.

-Have metallic dental fillings which are likely to cause MRI artifacts

-Unable to lie flat on the back for the expected length of the experiment, up to 30 mins.

-Uncomfortable being in a small space for the expected length of the experiment, up to 30 mins.

-Pregnancy.


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Citations:

Not Provided

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Contacts:

Principal Investigator

Referral Contact

For more information:

Mark Hallett, M.D.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
BG 10 RM 7D37
10 CENTER DR
BETHESDA MD 20814
(301) 496-9526
hallettm@ninds.nih.gov

Elaine P. Considine, R.N.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institutes of Health
Building 10
Room 7D36
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
(301) 435-8518
considinee@ninds.nih.gov

Office of Patient Recruitment
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Building 61, 10 Cloister Court
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Toll Free: 1-800-411-1222
Local Phone: 301-451-4383
TTY: 1-866-411-1010
PRPL@cc.nih.gov

Clinical Trials Number:

NCT00001367

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