Participants with a chronic SCI (≥ 6 months after injury) for Spinal Cord Injury
This trial investigates if stimulating the spinal cord can improve blood pressure stability in those with spinal cord injuries. Participants will be tested in various positions with and without stimulation to see the effects.
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Low Blood Pressure
- Orthostatic Hypotension
- Spinal Cord Disease
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Central Nervous System Disorders
- Nervous System Disorders
- High Blood Pressure
5 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: post training, average of 6 weeks
1 Treatment Group
Participants with a chronic SCI (≥ 6 months after injury)
1 of 1
5 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Participants with a chronic SCI (≥ 6 months after injury) · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18 - 75 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this research project accommodate participants over sixty years of age?
"This medical trial has an age limit of 18-75 years old, as indicated by its eligibility criteria." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is it possible to register for this experiment at present?
"The clinicaltrials.gov database confirms that this trial, first posted on March 1st 2023 and edited February 2nd 2023, is no longer recruiting patients. Nonetheless, there are 1631 other trials enrolling participants at present." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What are the ultimate aims of this clinical experiment?
"This medical trial aims to identify the most beneficial stimulation frequency over a 3 week period. Secondary measurements involve SCI-QOL questionnaires administered through computer adaptive testing, GRA for gauging patient perceptions of treatment effectiveness, and diastolic blood pressure readings conducted throughout the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor
May I be included in the experiment?
"This medical trial requires an enrolment of 5 individuals aged between 18 and 75, all having suffered a spinal cord injury for more than 6 months. Eligibility also entails: Injury level at or above T6 (thoracic vertebra), American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale grades A-D, Baseline hypotension - resting supine/seated systolic BP < 90mmHg; Systolic blood pressure drop ≥ 20 mm Hg within 5 minutes of sitting up; Orthostatic symptoms with SBP (<90mmHg) decrease from lie-down to upright position." - Anonymous Online Contributor