Last updated on June 2019

The Relationship Between Right-to-left Shunt and Brain White Matter Lesions in Patients With Migraine


Brief description of study

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the prevalence of white matter lesions in Chinese migraineurs with and without right-to-left shunt. The aim is to study the relationship among right-to-left shunt, migraine and white matter lesions.

Detailed Study Description

This is a prospective multicenter study of Chinese population. Participants (normal individuals without migraine and migraineurs) are included after standardized diagnostic procedures (TCD and migraine diagnosis). For all the participants, brain MRI and c-TCD are required. Up to 10-15 study sites nationwide will be needed to recruit the planned participant population during a 1-year period.

The information of each participants will be registered, including basic facts, the longitudinal headache history, frequency, location, quality, intensity, duration, accompanied symptoms, precipitating and exacerbating factors, with or without aura, and Headache Impact Test-6 (HIT-6) questionnaire.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03418766

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