Muscle Atrophy, Physical Performance and Glucose Tolerance Post Stroke

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Update History

22 Feb '13
The minimum age criteria for eligibility was updated to "21 Years."
The eligibility criteria were updated.
New
Inclusion Criteria: - Men or women 21 years of age or older - BMI between 20-50 kg/m2 - Presenting within a month after stroke onset with residual hemiparetic deficit - Patients must have adequate language and neurocognitive function to participate in testing and give adequate informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Patients deemed too disabled to participate in physical therapy, or patients with minimal deficits, or patients who fully recovered after their stroke, in which physical therapy is not necessary - Unstable angina, CHF, severe PAD - Dementia or untreated major depression - Severe receptive or global aphasia - Heavy alcohol use defined by greater than 3 oz. liquor, 12 oz of wine or 32 oz of beer daily - Muscle biopsy Exclusion Criteria: - anti-coagulation therapy with heparin, warfarin, or lovenox (anti-platelet therapy is permitted) - bleeding disorder - allergy to lidocaine
Old
Inclusion Criteria: - Men or women between 40 and 75 years old - BMI between 20-50 kg/m2 - Presenting with first ischemic stroke within a month after stroke onset with residual hemiparetic gait deficit - Patients must have adequate language and neurocognitive function to participate in testing and give adequate informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Patients deemed too disabled to participate in physical therapy, or patients with minimal deficits, or patients who fully recovered after their stroke, in which physical therapy is not necessary - Unstable angina, CHF, severe PAD - Dementia or untreated major depression - Severe receptive or global aphasia - Heavy alcohol use defined by greater than 3 oz. liquor, 12 oz of wine or 32 oz of beer daily - Muscle biopsy Exclusion Criteria: - anti-coagulation therapy with heparin, warfarin, or lovenox (anti-platelet therapy is permitted) - bleeding disorder - allergy to lidocaine
A location was updated in Baltimore.
New
The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore.
A location was updated in Baltimore.
New
The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at Kernan Hospital.
A location was updated in Baltimore.
New
The overall status was updated to "Recruiting" at University of Maryland Medical System.