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Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome

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Descriptive Information
Brief Title † Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome
Official Title † Functional Abilities in Rett Syndrome
Brief Summary The purpose of this study is to evaluate and determinate the functional abilities in Rett syndrome conforming to the established Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI).
Detailed Description Rett syndrome (RS) is a progressive neurological disturbance of genetic cause that affects females almost exclusively. It is caused by mutations, usually sporadic, of the MECP2 gene located in the X chromosome. In consequence to the serious cognitive and motor compromise, the RS patients have great difficulty in accomplishing day-to-day tasks. The objective of this work is to evaluate the functional abilities in RS to help therapists in theirs treatments programs.
Study Phase N/A
Study Type † Observational
Study Design † Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Primary Outcome Measure †
Secondary Outcome Measure †
Condition † Rett Syndrome
Intervention †
Study Arms / Comparison Groups 64 All Patients
Publications *

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Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status †
Estimated Enrollment † 64
Start Date † February 2006
Completion Date December 2006
Primary Completion Date September 2006
Eligibility Criteria † Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with Rett syndrome that matched the criteria for the classic form of the disease Exclusion Criteria: - Any other disease; - Rett syndrome associated with other disease - Rett syndrome that not that matched the criteria for the classic form of the disease
Gender Female
Ages N/A - N/A
Accepts Healthy Volunteers Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Contacts ††
Location Countries † Brazil
Administrative Information
NCT ID † NCT00630422
Organization ID monteiro
Secondary IDs †† monteiro1
Responsible Party
Study Sponsor † Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
Collaborators †† University of Sao Paulo
Investigators † Principal Investigator: Carlos BM Monteiro, PhD, Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
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Verification Date January 2008
First Received Date † January 17, 2008
Last Updated Date March 6, 2008
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†† WHO trial registration data element that is required only if it exists.
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