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Dystonias Clinical Trials

A listing of Dystonias medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (29) clinical trials

Dystonia is a disorder characterized by excessive involuntary contraction of muscles with repetitive and patterned movements. The primary focal dystonias are the most common type of dystonia and include Limb dystonias (like writer's cramp), Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis), Laryngeal dystonias (like spasmodic dysphonia), and Craniofacial dystonias (like blepharospasm). The purpose ...

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You are being asked to participate in this research study because you have cervical dystonia (CD). Botulinum toxin treatment can be offered as a treatment option for the treatment of CD. The current practice for botulinum toxin injection treatment is to inject patients every 3 months. However, not all patients ...

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Efficacy and Safety of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of the Pallidal (GPi) in Patients With Tardive Dystonia

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been established as a new reversible, neurosurgical therapeutic option for patients suffering from disabling neurological movement disorders such as essential tremor and Parkinson´s disease. Recently, deep brain stimulation has been successfully applied in patients with primary generalized and segmental dystonia. Additionally, a number of case ...

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Use of Interventional MRI for Implantation of Deep Brain Stimulator Electrodes

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a new but increasingly common surgical technique for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and dystonia. The current technical approach to DBS implantation involves frame-based stereotaxy. In this method, a stereotactic frame is rigidly fixed to the patient's skull, an MRI is obtained, an anatomic target ...

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ExAblate Transcranial MRgFUS for the Management of Treatment-Refractory Movement Disorders

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and initial effectiveness of MRI-guided focused ultrasound thermal ablation of a designated area in the brain of patients suffering from movement disorder symptoms: - FUS under MRI-guidance and MRI-based thermometry can be safely delivered to patients suffering from treatment-refractory movement ...

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A Randomized Controlled Trail Comparing Subthalamic and Pallidal Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia

In this prospective randomized controlled study,elecrodes were bilaterally implanted in STN and Gpi of 40 patients with dystonia.

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