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Capsaicin-Evoked Pain in Patients With CRPS

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00468390
First Posted: May 2, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2008
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Information provided by:
Danish Pain Research Center
  Purpose
To evaluate the effect of capsaicin in patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Condition
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Capsaicin-Evoked Pain in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Danish Pain Research Center:

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

Primary outcome parameters: Capsaicin-induced pain and inflammation.

Secondary outcome parameters: Peripheral sensory and autonomic function.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: 18 or older.
  • Pain in arm or hand > 3 months.
  • Diagnosed with CRPS 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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00468390


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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00468390     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Capsaicin in CRPS
First Submitted: May 1, 2007
First Posted: May 2, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Capsaicin
Antipruritics
Dermatologic Agents
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs