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国立保健医療科学院
JRCT ID: jRCTs032180164

Registered date:27/02/2019

Rehabilitation trial using curara(R) for patients with spinocerebellar degeneration

Basic Information

Recruitment status Complete
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedspinocerebellar degeneration (SCD)
Date of first enrollment16/10/2018
Target sample size20
Countries of recruitmentJapan
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)gait training using curara(R) (25-35 min/day, 12 days in total) [day 1-day 6, day 8-day 13]

Outcome(s)

Primary Outcome1) 10m walking speed (comparison between day 0 and day 14) 2) 6-min walking distance (comparison between day 0 and day 14)
Secondary Outcome1) RehaGait(R) measures 2) Berg Balance Scale (BBS) [day 0, day 14] 3) Timed up and go test 4) SARA (Scale for the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia; SARA) 5) Outcome measures reported by participants [day 14] Items not specified above by [] are evaluated three times, day 0, day 7, and day 14.

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum20 years
Age maximumNot applicable
GenderBoth
Include criteria1) Patients with spinocerebellar degeneration (SCD) 2) Age: 20 years <= at entry 3) Able to walk 10 m (even with walking aids such as cane or walker) 4) Able to keep admission in Kakeyu-Misayama Rehabilitation Center, Kakeyu Hospital during the study 5) Berg Balance Scale: 20 <= 6) Written informed consent for the study
Exclude criteria1) Possible causes for gait disturbance other than SCD 2) Not fulfil the body-size criteria for curara(R) model 4 3) Researchers judge the participants inappropriate for the study (for example, severe dementia or psychiatric symptoms, severe spasticity or joint contractures of the legs)

Related Information

Contact

Public contact
Name Kunihiro Yoshida
Address 3-1-1 Matsumoto 390-8621, Nagano, Japan Nagano Japan 390-8621
Telephone +81-263-37-3059
E-mail kyoshida@shinshu-u.ac.jp
Affiliation Shinshu University School of Medicine
Scientific contact
Name Kunihiro Yoshida
Address 3-1-1 Matsumoto 390-8621, Nagano, Japan Nagano Japan 390-8621
Telephone +81-263-37-3059
E-mail kyoshida@shinshu-u.ac.jp
Affiliation Shinshu University School of Medicine