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NCT01984476 : Impact of Age on Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular and Cognitive Health in Spinal Cord Injury
PhaseN/A
AgesMin: 25 Years Max: 65 Years
Eligibility
Inclusion Criteria:

SCI

- Between the ages of 25 and 49 years old

- Duration of injury must be between 5 and 10 years

- AIS grade of A or B

- Non-ambulatory (wheelchair dependent)

- At least 20/60 minimum acuity in worst eye on the Snell Eye Exam

- A score ?24 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment

- English literate

- Able to provide informed consent

Age-matched non-SCI

- Between the ages of 25 and 49 years old

- At least 20/60 minimum acuity in worst eye on the Snell Eye Exam

- A score ?24 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment

- English literate

- Able to provide informed consent

Older non-SCI

- Between the ages of 55 and 65 years old

- At least 20/60 minimum acuity in worst eye on the Snell Eye Exam

- A score ?24 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment

- English literate

- Able to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Acute illness or infection

- Documented history of:

- Controlled or uncontrolled hypertension or Diabetes mellitus

- Recent illicit drug abuse (from medical chart, within the past 6-months)

- Epilepsy or seizures

- Neurodegenerative disease including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease,
Dementia, Stroke, Multiple sclerosis

- Severe TBI (identified by TBI screening tool)

- Any significant history of psychiatric disease/disorders:

- Post-traumatic stress disorder

- schizophrenia

- Bipolar disease

- Substance abuse or dependence within the past 6 months

MRI has additional exclusion:

- Subject has been informed that it is medically unsafe to receive a regular MRI as
part of my medical care

- Pregnant

- Right handed

- Prone to claustrophobia

- Metal in body including:

- metal fragments or pieces in subject's eye or any other part of body

- brain stimulators

- pacemakers, or other implanted electrical devices or pumps

- aneurysm clips

- metallic prostheses (including metal pins and rods, heart valves)

- internal hearing aids

- permanent eyeliner

- shrapnel fragments

- piercing that cannot be taken out
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