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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 (27) clinical trials

Assessment of Brain Activities in Cervical Dystonia

To address joint position sense in cervical dystonia patients and how it affects the brain activity.

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Phenotype/Genotype Correlations in Movement Disorders

Objective The goal of this protocol is to identify families with inherited movement disorders and evaluate disease manifestations to establish an accurate clinical diagnosis, and to investigate the underlying molecular mechanisms. Studies of inherited movement disorders in large families with good genealogical records are especially valuable. Additionally, the plan is ...

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Dystonia Genotype-Phenotype Correlation

Identify a cohort of individuals with known dystonia-related gene mutations, and individuals with idiopathic but presumed-genetic dystonia. Some of these individuals may receive botulinum toxin injections to treat their dystonia per standard of care; in these patients, investigators will image before and after injections to assess for imaging correlates of ...

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Imaging Blood Brain Imaging Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most common neurodegenerative movement disorder of aging. Its cause is unknown. Current evidence supports a stress-diathesis model of pathogenesis whereby some yet-to-be identified environmental trigger conspires with a permissive genetic background to initiate the disease process. Based on neuropathological observations in other neurodegenerative diseases, such ...

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Cholinergic Receptor Imaging in Dystonia

Dystonia is a heterogeneous group of movement disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions resulting in abnormal postures and movements. The spectrum of dystonia includes focal, segmental, multifocal, and generalized presentations with a broad range of age of onset. An example of a focal dystonia is cervical dystonia. The pathophysiology of ...

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Registry of Deep Brain Stimulation With the VERCISE System for Treatment of Dystonia: Vercise DBS Dystonia Registry

To compile characteristics of real-world outcomes of Boston Scientific Corporation's commercially approved VerciseTM Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Systems for the treatment of dystonia. Subjects' improvement in disease symptoms and overall Quality of life will be assessed.

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Biomarker for Creatine Deficiency Syndromes

The creatine deficiency syndromes (CDS) are a group of inborn errors of metabolism which interrupt the biosynthesis or transportation of creatine. Individuals with creatine deficiency syndromes classically present with intellectual disabilities and seizure disorders and may present with pyramidal/extrapyramidal neurologic findings and behavioral problems as well. There are three Cerebral ...

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Validation of the Zigzag Tracking Task Test for the Evaluation of Handwriting Difficulties in Writer's Cramp

Writer's cramp (WC) is a task specific dystonia that occurs from the moment patient starts writing. It leads to partial or complete inability to use the hand only during the handwriting gesture. It is characterized by the appearance of cramps or spasms of certain muscles of the hand and/or forearm. ...

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Neurophysiologic Study of Patient With Essential Tremor and Dystonic Tremor

Objectives To explore a neurophysiological difference between patients with essential tremor (ET) and dystonic tremor (DT). Sample Size and Population: We plan to recruit 26 healthy volunteers (HVs), 26 patients with ET, 26 patients with dystonic tremor from the Movement Disorders and Botulinum Toxin (BoNT) clinics of HMCS. The dystonic ...

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