A Clinical Research Study To Evaluate The Safety And Effectiveness Of The Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation (Dbs) System As A Therapy For Reducing Some Of The Symptoms Associated With Parkinson’S Disease (Pd) That Are Not Adequately Controlled With Medica
Posted Date: Oct 20, 2017
- Investigator: Andrew Duker
- Specialties: Parkinson's Disease, Neurosurgery, Neurology
- Type of Study: Device
The purpose of this study is to determine if the study device is safe and effective for the treatment of patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease that is not adequately controlled by medication. The study will also evaluate changes in patients’ quality of life, dyskinesia (uncontrollable movements) severity, PD medications, and severity of other PD symptoms. The study will utilize a Parkinson’s disease (PD) Diary which you will use to document your symptoms, in 30 min increments, during the time you are awake. The study would be a success if the therapy results in an improvement of at least one hour of your “ON time without dyskinesia” (time with improved mobility, slowness and stiffness).
You Are Being Asked To Take Part In This Research Study Because You Have Parkinson’S Disease (Pd) That Is Not Adequately Controlled By Medications. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation And Your Study Doctor Would Like To Record The Effects Of A New Investigational Medical Device, The Vercise™ System, For The Treatment Of Parkinson’S Disease. Before You Are Included, Certain Criteria Must Be Met. Your Study Doctor Will Inform You If You Will Be Included In The Study.
Deep Brain Stimulation, Parkinsons Disease
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