Clinical Trials for Comparison of Two Kinds of Moxibustion

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2010 by Semyung University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 9, 2011
Kyunghee University
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Semyung University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy of Shingigu and Charcoal moxibustion scientifically and objectively.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Temperature Change Device: Moxibustion Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Moxibustion is traditional treatment that regulate circulation of Qi-blood by making the body warm to prevent and treat disease. Recently many kinds of moxibustion and moxibustion apparatus were developed. However evaluating efficacy of moxibustion is insufficient. Thus, there is need for objective evaluating about efficacy of moxibustion.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: Clinical Trials for Comparison Between Shingigu and Charcoal Moxa on CV-12
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Shingigu
Treat with Shingigu
Device: Moxibustion
Comparison of different kinds of moxibustion
Active Comparator: Charcoal
Treat with Charcoal
Device: Moxibustion
Comparison of different kinds of moxibustion

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Temperature Change after moxa treatment [ Time Frame: 30 minutes after treatment ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18~65 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Heart disease(Heart failure, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction)
  • Uncontrolled hypertension (SBP>145mmHg or DBP>95mmHg)
  • Severe renal disorder
  • Severe liver disorder
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Female are in the duration of pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01366456

Korea, Republic of
Semyung University Chungju Hospital Recruiting
Chungju, Chungbuk, Korea, Republic of, 380-960
Contact: Hoyeon Go, O.M.D.    821047540955   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Semyung University
Kyunghee University
Principal Investigator: Hoyeon Go, O.M.D. Semyung University Chungju Hospital

Responsible Party: Hoyeon Go, Semyung University Identifier: NCT01366456     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMCOH-IM01
First Posted: June 6, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2011
Last Verified: April 2010

Keywords provided by Semyung University:
Temperature Change
Warming effect

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs