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Multi-electrodes Set for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease

2015-04-08 09:38:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to demonstrate innocuity and feasibility of deep brain stimulation with a multi-electrodes set.

Description

Bilateral stimulation in subthalamic nucleus with the multi-electrodes set will be compared with single electrode.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Parkinson Disease

Intervention

32 channels Deep Brain Stimulator

Location

CLINATEC
Grenoble
France
38000

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Grenoble

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-04-08T09:38:22-0400

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