Adaptation for Speech

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
McGill Univeristy, Montréal, Canada
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Adaptation - Behavioral
Eligibility
18 - 65
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Speech

Study Summary

Contribution of the Somatosensory System to Speech Perceptual Processing

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Eligible Conditions

  • Speech
  • Consolidation

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

Compared to trials

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Adaptation will improve 2 primary outcomes in patients with Speech. Measurement will happen over the course of Perception is evaluated prior to and after perceptual training (30 minute session).

Perception is evaluated prior to and after perceptual training (30 minute session)
Speech Perception
Performance as measured at the end of learning (30 minute session)
Speech Motor Learning

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

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Trial Design

4 Treatment Groups

No Control Group
Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback

This trial requires 160 total participants across 4 different treatment groups

This trial involves 4 different treatments. Adaptation is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will be divided into 4 treatment groups. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback
Behavioral
Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback
Speech Repetition Control
Behavioral
Speech Repetition Control
Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback + Backward Skin StretchAdaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback + Backward Skin Stretch
Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback + Forward Skin StretchAdaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback + Forward Skin Stretch

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: performance as measured at the end of learning (30 minute session)
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly performance as measured at the end of learning (30 minute session) for reporting.

Closest Location

McGill Univeristy - Montréal, Canada

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex between 18 and 65 years old. There are 2 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

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right handed adults
no known physical or neurological abnormalities

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What causes consolidation?

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The cause of consolidation is typically due to pneumonia, but it may also develop after infection or inflammatory disorders. In the case of consolidation due to acute lung injury, pneumonia can occur secondary to the inflammatory process.

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What are the signs of consolidation?

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It appears as a solid mass in the lumen and is firm to the touch, a yellowish hue and does not change to green or gray as a mass. A biopsy is usually not required.\n

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What is consolidation?

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After a lung lesion is detected by a x-ray, consolidation is detected in approximately 25% of the cases. Consolidation could be present in all age groups, but most cases occur in the 0- to 19-year-old age group. A CT diagnosis of consolidation is of great value in the differential diagnosis of lung cancer.

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Can consolidation be cured?

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In our study, consolidation and radiation for patients with LA stage IIB+S, M staging, and non-lavaged N staging were not curative treatments, and no cure was delivered.

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What are common treatments for consolidation?

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Surgery is often utilized as a treatment for consolidation due to the fact that lung cancer has been deemed inoperable, because of non-responsive tumor histology, or due to some other non-medical condition that makes surgery inadvisable. Pneumonectomy is the most common form of lung cancer resection, although lobectomy, segmentectomy, and mediastinal resection are other common forms of lung resection. Surgery can be performed either by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) or thoracotomy"The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology and Haematology version.

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How many people get consolidation a year in the United States?

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About 3/5 of men and 1/3 of women did not receive consolidation after spinal manipulation/rehabilitation. About 1/5 of men and less than half of women were compliant with their surgeon's recommendation for 2 years following the surgical treatment. In a recent study, findings call for greater awareness of and increased use of consolidation and other non-physiotherapy treatment protocols after spinal manipulation in the clinical care of individuals with low back pain.

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Does adaptation improve quality of life for those with consolidation?

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For those with consolidation, improvement in quality of life was significant and sustained. Data from a recent study support the use of intensive care for consolidation patients.

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What does adaptation usually treat?

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We found that the adaptation procedure works best when it is performed at the time of diagnosis (when adaptation may be needed for the first time). The adaptation procedure helps to prevent the relapse of the tumor.

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What are the common side effects of adaptation?

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Among people with mild to moderate chronic disability, both of the most frequently mentioned side effects of adaptation were not significantly different between the groups with and without adaptations devices. A common side effect of adaptation was difficulty sleeping, to which a number of different methods of alleviation of this problem have been developed, including the use of an adaptation device on one side of the head.

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What is the average age someone gets consolidation?

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Most clinicians report treating advanced cancers with a higher grade than stage, and this could account for some of the differences observed in mean ages at treatment start. Although many older patients in our study were still compliant and active survivors with potentially curable disease, this study demonstrated poorer rates of OS for patients receiving consolidation compared with those who did not. This illustrates the need to ensure that patients are informed of the potential benefits of further treatment in addition to the conventional treatment in this disease if they wish to prolong survival.

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Does consolidation run in families?

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Consolidation of family history of [prostate cancer](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/prostate-cancer) and advanced stages of prostate cancer is more frequent in the second generation compared to the first. If first-gen relatives have prostate adenocarcinoma, the recurrence is three times more frequent in the second generation.

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating consolidation?

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There is still much to learn about the benefits or drawbacks of consolidative treatments for consolidation. However, there is an emphasis on more information on the treatments, and the effectiveness and side-effects of these medicines. The future of a long-term regimen treatment for consolidation should be well-thought out before any medical therapy is made.

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