Evaluation of Autonomic Cardiac Function in Patients With CRPS

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Danish Pain Research Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2007
Last updated: October 10, 2008
Last verified: October 2008

To evaluate the autonomic cardiac function in patients with complex regional pain syndrome

CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Autonomic Cardiac Function in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Autonomic cardiac function [ Time Frame: 2 hours ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Detailed Description:

Tilt table testing in patients with complex regional pain syndrome: Effects on heart rate variability and baroreceptor sensitivity.

Primary outcome parameter: Autonomic cardiac function


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Primary care clinic


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: 18 or older.
  • Pain > 3 months.
  • Diagnosed with CPRS acc. to diagnostic research criteria (Harder et al., 2005).
  • Inclusion of healthy subjects: age-, gender-, and BMI-matched.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other significant disease affecting the parameters measured, including cardiovascular disease.
  • Treatment with anticholinergics, sympathomimetics and parasympathomimetics, and alpha- and beta-adrenergics.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00560131

Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danish Pain Research Center
Study Chair: Troels S Jensen, MD, DMSc Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00560131     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Cardiac function in CRPS
Study First Received: November 16, 2007
Last Updated: October 10, 2008
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Somatoform Disorders
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
Mental Disorders
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases

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