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Radiofrequency Denervation for Reducing Chronic Pain: a Meta-analysis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 21, 2013
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Turku University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The meta-analysis of data obtained from randomized controlled trial on effectiveness of radiofrequency denervation on reducing chronic neck and low back pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Chronic Neck Pain Chronic Low Back Pain Other: Radiofrequncy Denervation

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 374 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Radiofrequency Denervation for Reducing Chronic Pain: a Meta-analysis
Study Start Date : January 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Chronic Pain

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Radiofrequncy Denervation
Other: Radiofrequncy Denervation

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain Visual Analogue Scale [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults with chronic neck or low back pain.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • RCTs with pain VAS as outcome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Responsible Party: Turku University Hospital Identifier: NCT01882959    
Other Study ID Numbers: RF_META
First Posted: June 21, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Low Back Pain
Chronic Pain
Neck Pain
Back Pain
Neurologic Manifestations