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Acupuncture Needling on Connective Tissue by Ultrasound

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00064818
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 15, 2003
Last Update Posted : August 18, 2006
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of acupuncture needling on connective tissue using ultrasound techniques both in animals and in humans.

Condition or disease
Healthy

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 46 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Acupuncture Needling on Connective Tissue by Ultrasound
Study Start Date : September 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2003

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
  • Healthy Humans
  • No bleeding disorders
  • No anticoagulant therapy
  • Cannot be pregnant
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Locations
United States, Vermont
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05405
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Helen M. Langevin, MD University of Vermont
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00064818     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R21AT000300-01 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: July 15, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2006
Last Verified: July 2006

Keywords provided by National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH):
connective tissue
ultrasound
acupuncture