Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition stroke
Sponsor National Taiwan University Hospital
Collaborator National Science Council, Taiwan
Start date August 2002
End date July 2003
Trial size 22 participants
Trial identifier NCT00172146, 9361700329

Summary

The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of cane use on the movement, kinetics, and associated attentional demands of performing a voluntary forward stepping movement in patients with stroke and age-matched healthy adults.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case control
Primary purpose screening
Time perspective cross-sectional

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 30 years up to 75 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: Healthy subjects - Age ang Sex are correspond with the stroke subjects(between 30 and 75 years old) - being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital Stroke subjects - between 30 and 75 years old - stroke confirmed by ICD-10-CM (including I60, I61, I62, I63, I67, and I63.9) - first stroke with single side hemiplegia and received acute treatment at NTUH - being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital - able to stand independently for 10 minutes and to forward step without ankle-foot orthosis - Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score at least 24 Excursion criteria: Healthy subjects - having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those would influence the belance or motor ability Stroke subjects - having unstable vital sign, unconsciousness, or obvious cognitive, perception, and language impairment, and couldn't communicate with the experimenters - having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal or cardiovascular disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those will influence standing ability other than stroke - having hemi-neglect or hemi-anopia

Additional Information

Official title Influences of Cane Use on Voluntary Forward Stepping Movement and Associated Attentional Demands in Hemiplegic Patients
Principal investigator Pei-Fang Tang, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2005.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by National Taiwan University Hospital.