Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition cognitive pain control
Treatments mri feedback
Sponsor Medical University of South Carolina
Start date November 2010
End date December 2016
Trial size 30 participants
Trial identifier NCT01588197, HR # 20270

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging may be a viable treatment for chronic pain in the future.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Arm
(Experimental)
mri feedback
Real Time fMRI Feedback
(Experimental)
mri feedback
Real Time fMRI Feedback

Primary Outcomes

Measure
RT-fMRI enhancement of the effects of cognitive pain control strategies
time frame: Participants will be monitored for the duration of the study visit, with an expected average of 2 hours.

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Effectiveness of cognitive pain modulation techniques
time frame: Participants will be monitored for the duration of the study visit, with an expected average of 2 hours.

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Healthy adults ages 18-65 Exclusion Criteria: - Clinical depression - Anxiety - Substance dependence or chronic pain - Ferrous metal implants - Cardiac pacemakers or other implanted medical devices that might be adversely impacted by the MRI scanner magnetic field

Additional Information

Official title Real-Time fMRI Feedback Effects on Pain Perception
Principal investigator Jeffery J Borckardt, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in May 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Medical University of South Carolina.