Brain Imaging and Pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Florida Identifier:
First received: July 31, 2003
Last updated: September 16, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

This study examines the mechanisms, including brain imaging of placebo analgesia

Condition Intervention
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Drug: placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Official Title: Brain Imaging and Pain: Analysis of Placebo Analgesia

Further study details as provided by University of Florida:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • English speaking

Exclusion criteria:

  • Chronic pain condition other than Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Medical condition that would contraindicate use of lidocaine
  • Clinical criteria for fibromyalgia
  • Presence of systemic disease such as diabetes, thyroid, gastrointestinal or liver disease, collagen vascular disease, malignancy, focal or neurological
  • Seropositive HIV
  • Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00065754

United States, Florida
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Florida
Principal Investigator: Michael E Robinson, PhD University of Florida
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Florida Identifier: NCT00065754     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01 AT001424-01, R01AT001424-01
Study First Received: July 31, 2003
Last Updated: September 16, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by University of Florida:
Brain mechanism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on April 23, 2014