Acute Treatment of Migraine With the Cefaly® Device

2015-10-29 14:53:23 | BioPortfolio


The main objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of the Cefaly® device as an acute treatment of migraine attack in adult patients. The patients will be applied either an active or placebo external neurostimulation for 1 hour during a migraine attack, and will report the pain on a visual analog scale before and after the treatment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment






The New England Institute for Clinical Research
United States


Not yet recruiting


Cefaly Technology

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-29T14:53:23-0400

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