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Effect of Vigabatrin on Brain Blood Flow and Glucose Metabolism

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND STROKE (NINDS) · Dec 9, 2002

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Trial Information

Current as of May 23, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Cerebral Metabolism Complex Partial Seizures Epilepsy

Description

This double-blind placebo-controlled parallel design protocol will investigate the effects of gamma-vinyl-GABA (vigabatrin--GVG) an experimental antiepileptic drug, on cerebral glucose metabolism (LCMRglc), blood flow (CBF), and seizure frequency, in patients with uncontrolled complex partial (CPS) and secondary generalized seizures (GTCS). Positron Emission Tomography (PET) will be used to measure CBF and LCMRglc.

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Localization-related epilepsy.
  • Uncontrolled seizures.
  • Ability to tolerate tegretol monotherapy.
  • No systemic illness requiring drug therapy.
  • No illness that might be made worse by vigabatrin.

Attachments

readout_NCT00001489_2024-05-23.pdf

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NCT00001489_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

People applied

Timeline

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Trial launched

Trial updated

Estimated completion

Not reported

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