Psychological Outcomes From a Study of Acupuncture Treatment on Experimentally Primary Dysmenorrhea
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00689897|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Primary Dysmenorrhea||Procedure: acupuncture, Deqi Procedure: acupuncture, Non-Deqi||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Psychological Outcomes From a Study of Acupuncture Treatment on Experimentally Primary Dysmenorrhea|
|Study Start Date :||June 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2011|
In acupuncture treatment, immediately after insertion of a needle, it is manually rotated backwards and forwards to induce the DeQi sensation, the needles are retained for 30 minutes.
Procedure: acupuncture, Deqi
Immediately after insertion of a needle, it is manually rotated backwards and forwards to induce the DeQi sensation.
Other Name: Deqi
Active Comparator: 2
In acupuncture treatment, immediately after insertion of a needle, it is NOT manually rotated backwards or forwards to induce the DeQi sensation, and retained for 30 minutes.
Procedure: acupuncture, Non-Deqi
After insertion of a needle, no manipulation is applied, and the needle is retained for 30 minutes.
Other Name: Non-Deqi
- Visual Analogue Scale for pain intensity of primary dysmenorrhea [ Time Frame: 90 days after onset ]
- average duration (hours) of pain [ Time Frame: 90 days after onset ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00689897
|Contact: Guangying Huang||86-027-83663266||Gyhuang@tjh.tjmu.edu.cn|
|Principal Investigator:||Wei Wang||Tongji Hospital|