Other Names for this Disease
- Lateral medullary syndrome
- PICA syndrome
- Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome
- Vertebral artery syndrome
- Wallenberg's syndrome
Your QuestionI had a brain stem stroke one year ago and acquired Wallenberg syndrome. Is there any research programs which I could volunteer for? How can I find out about any research being done on Wallenberg syndrome?
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Questions on this page
- What is Wallenberg syndrome?
- What are the signs and symptoms of Wallenberg syndrome?
- What causes Wallenberg syndrome?
- How might Wallenberg syndrome be treated?
- How can I learn about research involving Wallenberg syndrome?
- How can I find out if there are any clinical trials that I could volunteer for?
Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Occupational Therapy To Enhance Stroke Recovery
Use of Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation After Stroke
Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Stroke Appearance
Vertebrobasilar Flow Evaluation and Risk of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke (VERiTAS)
Influence of Area of Brain Damage on Brain Reorganization After Chronic Stroke
You can search ClinicalTrials.gov regularly for updates. To do so visit http://clinicaltrials.gov/ and use 'Wallenberg' as your search term.
In addition, the following clinical trials have been completed but may still be of interest to you. Further information about these trials can be accessed by clicking on the titles below.
Role of the Right Brain in Recovery of Language Function in Chronic Stroke
Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation of the Human BrainGenetic Studies to Identify Stroke Subtypes and Outcome
Efficacy and Safety Study of Cilostazol to Prevent Reoccurrence of Stroke
To locate information resulting from the completed studies above e-mail or call the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Customer Service using the information provided below. Include the title of the study, the study ID number, and the NLM Identifier (located at the bottom of the page), and a librarian at NLM can assist you in searching the medical literature for published results on the completed clinical trial.
National Library of Medicine Customer Service
If you are interested in enrolling in a clinical trial, you can find helpful general information on clinical trials at the following ClinicalTrials.gov Web page.
A tutorial about clinical trials that can also help answer your questions can be found at the following link from the National Library of Medicine.
Resources on many charitable or special-fare flights to research and treatment sites and low-cost hospitality accommodations for outpatients and family members, as well as ambulance services, are listed on the Web site of the Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)
NIH Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2655
Web site: http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
- NINDS Wallenberg's Syndrome Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). February 15, 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/wallenbergs/wallenbergs.htm. Accessed 3/13/2012.
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- S.O. Kovacs, K. Kuban, R. Strand. Lateral medullary syndrome following varicella infection. Am J Dis Child. 1993; 147:823-825.
- M.J. Lawson-Smith, S.J. Smith, J.C. Leach et al. Lateral medullary syndrome caused by penetrating head injury. J Clin Neurosci. 2006; 13:792-794.
- Verma R, Sharma P. Lateral medullary syndrome due to brain stem tuberculoma. J Assoc Physicians India. June 2011; 59:382-384.