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Weight Loss and Appetite Reduction After Percutaneous Electrical Stimulation Dermatome T6

2016-06-23 19:08:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The patients are randomized into 4 groups : Patients undergoing PENS of dermatome T6 in and a 1200 Kcal diet (Group 1), Patients undergoing PENS T6 and a 2000 Kcal/day, Patients undergoing transcutaneous electrical neurostimulation (TENS) of Dermatomes T11-T12 and following a 1200 Kcal diet and those patients following only a 1200 Kcal diet (Group 4). Weight loss, appetite and ghrelin levels at baseline and after treatment are investigated.

Description

The patients were randomized into 4 groups using an Internet randomization module: Patients undergoing PENS of dermatome T6 in conjunction with the implementation of a 1200 Kcal diet (Group 1), Patients undergoing PENS T6 and following a normocaloric diet (2000 Kcal/day) (Group 2), Patients undergoing transcutaneous electrical neurostimulation (TENS) of dermatomes in right iliac fossa (Dermatomes T11-T12) and following a hypocaloric diet (1200 Kcal/day) (Group 3) and those patients following only a 1200 Kcal diet (Group 4).

Weight loss, appetite and ghrelin levels, at baseline and after treatment, are investigated.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Weight Loss

Intervention

PENS T6, TENS T11/T12, Hypocaloric 1200 Kcal/day diet, Normocaloric 2000 Kcal/day diet

Status

Completed

Source

Hospital General Universitario Elche

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-23T19:08:22-0400

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