Last updated on February 2018

Treatment Effect of Edaravone in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that causes the death of 30,000 affected individual every year. Complex nature and unknown pathogenesis of this disease are 2 major reasons for failure of therapeutic interventions. Edaravone is a free radical scavenger that slows down functional decline and prevents from disease progression in ALS patients. FDA newly approved this drug in these patients (2017/5/5). In this study, investigators aimed to assess the treatment effect of this newly approved drug in patients with ALS in a representative Iranian population.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03272802

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keivan basiri, Professor

EMG Department, Alzahra Hospital
Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Recruitment Status: Open

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