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

2018-02-06 15:52:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

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.

Study Design

Conditions

White Matter Disease

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

First Hospital of Jilin University

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A cylindrical column of tissue that lies within the vertebral canal. It is composed of WHITE MATTER and GRAY MATTER.

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The region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears lighter in color than the other type, GRAY MATTER. It mainly consists of MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS and contains few neuronal cell bodies or DENDRITES.

Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)

Region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears darker in color than the other type, WHITE MATTER. It is composed of neuronal CELL BODIES; NEUROPIL; GLIAL CELLS and CAPILLARIES but few MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS.

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