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Trial record 2 of 6 for:    tinnitus vns

Proof-of-Concept Study Assessing VNS Paired With Tones for Tinnitus

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01253616
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 3, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
MicroTransponder Inc.

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE December 2, 2010
First Posted Date  ICMJE December 3, 2010
Last Update Posted Date February 17, 2017
Study Start Date  ICMJE December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: December 2, 2010)
Audiometric measurements [ Time Frame: weekly through one month ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: December 2, 2010)
  • tinnitus questionaires [ Time Frame: weekly through one month ]
  • adverse events [ Time Frame: as they occur ]
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Proof-of-Concept Study Assessing VNS Paired With Tones for Tinnitus
Official Title  ICMJE A Proof-of-Concept Pilot Study Assessing Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Paired With Tones for Tinnitus
Brief Summary This is a proof-of-concept study designed to provide feasibility information on the clinical use of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) paired with tones for the treatment of severe tinnitus. The study is expected to give preliminary efficacy and safety information.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Severe Tinnitus
Intervention  ICMJE Device: vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)
Daily stimulation synchronized with tones at the study assigned dose (amplitude, frequency, on/off cycle and treatment period).
Study Arms  ICMJE Experimental: VNS plus tones
Intervention: Device: vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)
Publications *

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: December 2, 2010)
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE June 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 to 65 years of age
  • Diagnosed with subjective tinnitus due to hearing loss with at least some tonal quality of the tinnitus.
  • Diagnosis of tinnitus for at least one year
  • Tinnitus severity of 18 or greater on TRQ cross checked with TQ severity of Grade 3 or worse

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute or intermittent tinnitus
  • Severe hearing loss
  • History of significant ear disease such as Meniere's disease, ear tumors, or evidence of active middle ear disease.
  • Any other implanted device
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Belgium
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT01253616
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE MT-T-01
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party MicroTransponder Inc.
Study Sponsor  ICMJE MicroTransponder Inc.
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE Not Provided
PRS Account MicroTransponder Inc.
Verification Date February 2017

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