Two Measures of Tactile Acuity in CRPS Type I Patients

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Ruhr University of Bochum

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Healthy Controls
CRPS Type I of the Upper Extremity
Neuropathy of the Median Nerve

Treatments

Other: Tactile acuity measured by 2PD and the GOT

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01888783
GOT_CRPS2013

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study aims to investigate whether two different measures of tactile acuity lead to comparable results in patients diagnosed with CRPS Type I of the upper extremity. Additionally patients with a neuropathy of the median nerve and healthy controls are included.

Enrollment

150 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 75 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients diagnosed with CRPS Type I according to the "Budapest Criteria"
  • Patients diagnosed with a neuropathy of the median nerve
  • Healthy Controls,matched in age and gender to both patient cohorts

Exclusion criteria

  • intolerable hyperalgesia
  • lesions at the fingertips
  • high grade digit contracture
  • central neurologic disorders
  • psychiatric disorders

Trial design

Primary purpose

Basic Science

Allocation

Non-Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

150 participants in 3 patient groups

CRPS Type I
Experimental group
Description:
Patients diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome type I of the upper limb
Treatment:
Other: Tactile acuity measured by 2PD and the GOT
Median Nerve Neuropathy
Active Comparator group
Description:
Patients diagnosed with a neuropathy of the median nerve of the upper limb.
Treatment:
Other: Tactile acuity measured by 2PD and the GOT
Healthy Controls
Active Comparator group
Description:
Healthy adult persons.
Treatment:
Other: Tactile acuity measured by 2PD and the GOT

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Marianne David, Dr.; Christoph Maier, Prof. Dr.

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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