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Register: JPRN
Last refreshed on: 2 April 2019
Main ID:  JPRN-UMIN000002276
Date of registration: 01/08/2009
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Osaka University
Public title: Developmental research of communication devices based on the brain machine interface using electroencephalograms
Scientific title:
Date of first enrolment: 2009/08/01
Target sample size: 10
Recruitment status: Complete: follow-up complete
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Single arm Non-randomized  
Phase:  Not applicable
Countries of recruitment
Name: Masayuki Hirata   
Address:  2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita Japan
Telephone: 06-6879-3652
Affiliation:  Osaka University Department of Neurosurgery
Name: Masayuk Hirata   
Address:  2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka Japan
Telephone: 06-6879-3652
Affiliation:  Osaka University Department of Neurosurgery
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: The patients with locked-in syndrome or nearly locked-in syndrome
ALS, muscular dystrophy, brain stem stroke, spinal injury
Three months or later after disease name notification
Informed consent is obtained,
The attending doctor has to judge him to be able to attend the study.

Exclusion criteria: not specified

Age minimum: 20years-old
Age maximum: Not applicable
Gender: Male and Female
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Let the patients use the communication devices to select characters on a computer monitor as they intend by recording EEG.
Primary Outcome(s)
accuracy of character selection
required time forselecting a character
learning curve
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Japan Brain Foundation
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
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