Lumbar Infiltration With Steroids - Effects on Pain Reduction

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01330875
First received: April 5, 2011
Last updated: June 2, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
  Purpose

Questionnaire for patients who got a lumbar infiltration in our clinic. The patients will have to answer questions concerning their pain. (The lumbar infiltration itself is not part of this study)


Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Other: survey

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Lumbar Infiltration With Steroids - Effects on Pain Reduction

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain reduction [ Time Frame: week 1 and 3; month 3, 6, 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    on visual analog scale


Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: survey
    no intervention. Only questionnaire after lumbar infiltration with steroids - effects on pain reduction
Detailed Description:

Questionnaire are given to patients who got a lumbar infiltration in our clinic of rheumatology. These patients will have to answer questions concerning their pain. (The lumbar infiltration itself is not part of this study).

  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 who got a lumbar infiltration in our clinic. The patients will have to answer questions concerning their pain (the lumbar infiltration itself is not part of this study).

Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients who got a lumbar infiltration in our clinic.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Infiltration of thoracal or cervical spine.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich, Division of Rheumatology
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sandra Blumhardt, MD University Hospital Zurich, Division of Rheumatology
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01330875     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LINFRUZ01
Study First Received: April 5, 2011
Last Updated: June 2, 2015
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Low Back Pain
Back Pain
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Pain
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 30, 2015