Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection

Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection


Lead sponsor: Kasr El Aini Hospital

Source Kasr El Aini Hospital
Brief Summary

There is association between Hepatitis C and Parkinson's Disease as shown from previous studies. The clinical profile and natural history is not fully studied yet. We aim at studying the clinical characteristics of Parkinson's Disease in patients with hepatitis C infection.

Overall Status Unknown status
Start Date March 2018
Completion Date March 2020
Primary Completion Date October 2019
Study Type Observational [Patient Registry]
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Score of UPDRS 2 years
Enrollment 300

Sampling method: Non-Probability Sample


Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient with history of Parkinson's Disease and Hepatitis C infection.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Advanced liver cirrhosis.

- Patients with hepatic failure.

- Symptoms of Parkinson's plus syndrome.

Gender: All

Minimum age: 50 Years

Maximum age: 80 Years

Healthy volunteers: No

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Shaimaa I. El-Jaafary, MD Study Director Director of Kasr Alainy Movement Disorders Unit KAMDU
Overall Contact

Last name: Shaimaa I. El-Jaafary, MD

Phone: +2 01119213915

Email: [email protected]

Verification Date

January 2018

Responsible Party

Responsible party type: Principal Investigator

Investigator affiliation: Kasr El Aini Hospital

Investigator full name: Shaimaa El-Jaafary

Investigator title: Lecturer of Neurology

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Patient Data Undecided
Study Design Info

Observational model: Cohort

Time perspective: Prospective