The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients Suffering From Chronic Pain

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00885261
First received: April 19, 2009
Last updated: March 26, 2014
Last verified: April 2009
  Purpose

Obesity is considered as the epidemic of the century. Central obesity is one of the metabolic syndrome's features. It has been proven that obesity can cause back pain and headaches; thus, there might be a link between chronic pain and the syndrome.

The objective of this study is to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients suffering from chronic pain.


Condition
Pain and Metabolic Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients Suffering From Chronic Pain

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2012
Detailed Description:

All patients will answer a questionnaire, their hip circumference will be measured, and their BMI will be calculated (weight/(height)2 ).

The patients' blood pressure will be measured. The patients will be asked to bring their blood tests (lipids and glucose).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients over 18 that suffer from chronic pain and are being treated at the pain medicine unit

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients over 18 that suffer from chronic pain and are being treated at the pain medicine unit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women, patients with abdominal wall defects
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00885261

Locations
Israel
Pain Medicine Unit
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Silviu Brill, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Silviu Brill MD, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00885261     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-09-SB-096-CTIL
Study First Received: April 19, 2009
Last Updated: March 26, 2014
Health Authority: Israel: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
chronic pain and metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Metabolic Syndrome X
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014