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Healthy Volunteer Study (IPSHS)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Acclarent Identifier:
First received: April 29, 2011
Last updated: July 21, 2017
Last verified: July 2017
The study will recruit healthy volunteers to undergo the iontophoresis procedure using the Acclarent Iontophoresis System with Headset.

Condition Intervention
Anesthesia of Tympanic Membrane Device: Iontophoresis System with Headset

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Performance of the Iontophoresis System With Headset in Healthy Volunteers

Further study details as provided by Acclarent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain scores on visual analog scale [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]

Enrollment: 106
Actual Study Start Date: April 1, 2011
Study Completion Date: February 1, 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 1, 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Anesthetization Device: Iontophoresis System with Headset
Iontophoresis of an anesthesia solution to the tympanic membrane using the Acclarent Iontophoresis System with Headset


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 2 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating females
  • Subject with a history of sensitivity or reaction to lidocaine, tetracaine, epinephrine, or any hypersensitivity to local anesthetics of the amide type, or any component of the drug solution
  • Significant atrophic or perforated tympanic membrane
  • Otitis externa
  • Damaged or denuded skin in the auditory canal
  • Electrically sensitive subjects and subjects with electrically sensitive support systems (pacemakers, defibrillators, etc.)
  • Cerumen impaction resulting in a significant amount of cleaning required to visualize the tympanic membrane
  • Evidence of Otitis Media at day of procedure, or within the past three (3) months prior to procedure
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01346332

United States, California
CEI Medical Group
East Palo Alto, California, United States, 94303
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Joseph Roberson, MD CEI Medical Group
  More Information

Responsible Party: Acclarent Identifier: NCT01346332     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPR005021
Study First Received: April 29, 2011
Last Updated: July 21, 2017 processed this record on September 21, 2017