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Multi-center, prospective, double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled pivotal study of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation with the GammaCore® device for the acute treatment of cluster headache. The study compares the safety and effectiveness of an active treatment (GammaCore) against a sham treatment.
Phase 1: Prospective, randomized (1:1 active treatment:sham control allocation), double blinded, sham controlled treatment (active or sham) phase
Phase 2: Prospective, non-randomized, active treatment phase.
Phase 1 - Two Arms:
1. Active Treatment with the GammaCore Device
2. Sham Treatment with a placebo device
Phase 2 - One Arm:
Active Treatment with the GammaCore Device
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
GammaCore, Sham GammaCore device
California Medical Clinic for Headache
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-03-27T05:53:22-0400
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