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Research Conducted at University of Auvergne Has Provided New Information about Clinical Trials and Studies

March 3, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- New research on Clinical Research is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating in Clermont Ferrand, France, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Deep brain stimulation as treatment for movement related disorders is a common neurosurgical procedure. Nevertheless the targeting procedure can still be optimized as the clinical outcome resulting from intraoperative test stimulation is in general subjectively evaluated."

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the University of Auvergne, "The aim of the present study was to analyse the feasibility of objective tremor evaluation based on optical flow analysis in videos and to compare the results with in parallel performed acceleration measurements. The results demonstrate the feasibility but as well limitations of the applied set-up."

According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "Solutions to increase the quality in the future are proposed."

For more information on this research see: Intraoperative optical flow based tremor evaluation - a feasibility study. Biomedical Engineering-Biomedizinische Technik, 2013;58():40-41. Biomedical Engineering-Biomedizinische Technik can be contacted at: Walter De Gruyter Gmbh, Genthiner Strasse 13, D-10785 Berlin, Germany (see also Clinical Research).

Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting S. Hemm-Ode, Univ Auvergne, Center Hosp Univ Clermont Ferrand, IGCNC, Image Guided Clin Neurosci & Connect EA 7292, Clermont Ferrand, France. Additional authors for this research include P. Wettmann, B. Kistler, P. Behm, E. Schkommodau, J. Coste, J. Lemaire and A. Shah.

Keywords for this news article include: France, Europe, Clermont Ferrand, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Studies

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