Implantable Neurostimulator for the Treatment of Parkinson?s disease Save

Date Added
July 28th, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00044612
Researcher
Gonzalo Revuelta
Keywords
Movement Disorders, Parkinsons
Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if the study device is safe and effective for the treatment of subjects with advanced Parkinson?s disease that is not adequately controlled by medication. The study will also evaluate changes in subjects? quality of life, dyskinesia (uncontrollable movements) severity, PD medications, and severity of other PD symptoms.

The study will last approximately 5 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Tracy Millman
843-792-6602
millmant@musc.edu

Identification of gait and imaging markers for Freezing of Gait in Parkinson?s Disease Save

Date Added
October 21st, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00037836
Researcher
Gonzalo Revuelta
Keywords
Movement Disorders, Parkinsons
Summary

The purpose of this research is to determine how to measure the severity of freezing of gait and its relationship to certain brain structures. Testing to assess Parkison's motor symptoms, and gait assessment in the motion analysis laboratory will be performed at each visit in conjunction with patient's self assessment questionnaires regarding their gait.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Shonna Jenkins
843-792-9115
jenkisho@musc.edu

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