Clinical Trial Details
Braintumor Website

[Information provided by: ClinicalTrials.gov, which provides patients, family members, and members of the public easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.]

NCT02359864 : Study of Low Dose Whole Brain Irradiation in the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
PhasePhase 1
AgesMin: 55 Years Max: N/A
Eligibility
Inclusion Criteria:

Criteria for Eligibility (All responses must be YES)

1. The patient is at least 55 years old

2. The patient is able to complete the Mini-Mental Examination and ADAS-Cog score sheets

3. No previous history of CNS Radiation

4. The patient has a Rosen Modified Hachinski Ischemic Score < 4

5. Patient has estimated survival of greater than 12 months

6. Mini Mental Status Exam Score (MMSE) is 10 - 20

7. A patient with probable diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease based on NINCDS- ADRDA
criteria with MMSE scores 10 - 20

Exclusion Criteria:Criteria for Exclusion (All responses must be NO)

1. Any previous history of CNS radiation

2. The patient has a history of any oncologic disease which may mitigate the ability to
receive low dose whole brain irradiation

3. Evidence of substance abuse (alcohol/or other drugs or dependence during previous 12
months (DSM-IV criteria)

4. Presence of subdural hygroma's or subdural hematomas

5. Active / Recent (within 3 months) cerebral infection/hemorrhage

6. Immuno compromise state

7. Prior history of seizure

8. Hydrocephalus

9. Dermatological skin disease of the scalp

10. Patient taking Alzheimer's medication (Exelon, Aricept, Namenda, Reminyl

or Epixa)
LinksPermanent Link to THIS page: https://virtualtrials.com/nct/display1trial.cfm?nct=NCT02359864      |      Link to official Clinicaltrials.gov listing
Locations



Home | Brain Tumor Guide | FAQs | Find A Treatment
Noteworthy Treatments | News | Virtual Trial | Videos | Novocure Optune® | Newsletter
Donations | Brain Tumor Centers | Survivor Stories | Temodar®
Fundraising For Research | Unsubscribe | Contact Us

Copyright (c) 1993 - 2019 by:
The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc
1100 Peninsula Blvd
Hewlett, NY 11557
888-295-4740