Smell Sensitivity in Chronic Migraine: A Case-Control Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Jefferson University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01687088
First received: September 13, 2012
Last updated: October 21, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
Results First Received: July 14, 2014  
Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Conditions: Chronic Migraine
Olfactory Acuity

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Chronic Migraineurs At least 8 migraine days per week and headache at least 15 days per month.
Controls No significant headache or disability as defined by migraine disability scale.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Chronic Migraineurs     Controls  
STARTED     50     50  
COMPLETED     50     50  
NOT COMPLETED     0     0  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Chronic Migraineurs At least 8 migraine days per week and headache at least 15 days per month.
Controls No significant headache or disability as defined by migraine disability scale.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Chronic Migraineurs     Controls     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  50     50     100  
Age  
[units: participants]
     
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     50     50     100  
>=65 years     0     0     0  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     40     40     80  
Male     10     10     20  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     50     50     100  



  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Comparison of UPSIT Scores Between Subjects and Controls at Two Time Points   [ Time Frame: Chronic migraineurs up to 12 months. Controls up to 2 weeks. ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Michael J. Marmura, MD
Organization: Thomas Jefferson University
phone: 215-955-2243
e-mail: michael.marmura@jefferson.edu


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Responsible Party: Thomas Jefferson University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01687088     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MJM/Olfactory/002
Study First Received: September 13, 2012
Results First Received: July 14, 2014
Last Updated: October 21, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board