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Segmental Mechanisms of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation for Spasticity Control

2019-03-28 08:27:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the pilot study is to gain first insights into the interaction of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation with the altered activity of intraspinal circuits associated with spinal spasticity. The main goal is to evaluate the validity of the chosen measures and to generate a data base for statistical planning of a subsequent clinical study.

Study Design

Conditions

Spinal Cord Injuries

Intervention

transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation

Location

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna
Austria
1090

Status

Recruiting

Source

Otto Wagner Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-03-28T08:27:23-0400

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