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Capsaicin-Evoked Pain in Patients With CRPS

Information source: Danish Pain Research Center
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Condition(s) targeted: CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes)

Phase: N/A

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Danish Pain Research Center

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Troels S Jensen, MD, DMSc, Study Chair, Affiliation: Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital


To evaluate the effect of capsaicin in patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Clinical Details

Official title: Capsaicin-Evoked Pain in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Study design: Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Detailed description: Primary outcome parameters: Capsaicin-induced pain and inflammation. Secondary outcome parameters: Peripheral sensory and autonomic function.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Age: 18 or older.

- Pain in arm or hand > 3 months.

- Diagnosed with CRPS acc. to diagnostic research criteria (Harder et al., 2005)

- Inclusion of healthy subjects: age-, gender-, and BMI-matched.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Other significant disease affecting the parameters measured, including cardiovascular


- Treatment with anticholinergics, sympathomimetics and parasympathomimetics, and

alpha- and beta-adrenergics.

Locations and Contacts

Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Additional Information

Starting date: April 2007
Last updated: October 10, 2008

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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