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Brain Imaging and Pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This study has been completed.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida Identifier:
First received: July 31, 2003
Last updated: September 16, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
This study examines the mechanisms, including brain imaging of placebo analgesia

Condition Intervention
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Drug: placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Official Title: Brain Imaging and Pain: Analysis of Placebo Analgesia

Further study details as provided by University of Florida:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • English speaking

Exclusion criteria:

  • Chronic pain condition other than Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Medical condition that would contraindicate use of lidocaine
  • Clinical criteria for fibromyalgia
  • Presence of systemic disease such as diabetes, thyroid, gastrointestinal or liver disease, collagen vascular disease, malignancy, focal or neurological
  • Seropositive HIV
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00065754

United States, Florida
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Principal Investigator: Michael E Robinson, PhD University of Florida
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Florida Identifier: NCT00065754     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01AT001424-01 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: July 31, 2003
Last Updated: September 16, 2011

Keywords provided by University of Florida:
Brain mechanism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on April 26, 2017