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To assess the short-term efficacy of stellate ganglion block on hot flush reduction versus sham procedure
A possible treatment for hot flushes is stellate ganglion block (SGB), used as a means to interrupt parts of the sympathetic nervous system involved in temperature regulation.
Single centre randomized double blind placebo controlled intervention study Study period of 6 months in which patients will fill out on set time points 5 questionnaires regarding quality of life and keep a diary on hot flush frequency and severity during1 week on the same time points.
Postmenopausal women aged 30-70 years old with no other causes of flushing present. Intervention (if applicable) Intervention: Stellate ganglion block versus sham procedure
Follow up with questionnaires during 6 months.
Bupivacaine block, Placebo ganglion block
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-12-03T23:35:12-0500
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