Noninvasive Neuroprosthesis for Autonomic Recovery After SCI

Technology
Bladder health/function
Online since 20 March 2024, updated 92 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 5 individuals with chronic spinal cord injury to test the safety and effect of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation (TCSCS) on bowel, bladder, and sexual function. TCSCS is a technique for stimulating the spinal cord via surface stimulation to modify spinal cord function. If included, participants will undergo TSCS and have muscle activity recorded. Final testing of bladder and bowel function will be performed after 4 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 65 years
Injury level
C1 - T10
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    Time since injury
    ≥ 1 year
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-T10
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT have an intrathecal baclofen pump.

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    - participants will undergo TSCS and have muscle activity recorded. - final testing of bladder and bowel function will be performed after 4 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Bladder health/function

    Additional benefits

    General health

    Sexual health

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Sep 2021
    • Organisation
    • University of British Columbia
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Sep 2021
    • Organisation
    • University of British Columbia

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more