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Feasibility Study for Electroacupuncture for Chemotherapy- Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)

2019-09-23 04:51:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to determine the validity of a point-of-care nerve conduction device (NeuroMetrix) and Rydel-Seiffer tuning fork in assessing the level of peripheral neuropathy in patients with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common, persistent toxicity among patients who receive chemotherapy. It is characterized by a variety of sensory and motor symptoms such as numbness, tingling, reduced sense of touch, reduced proprioception (awareness of your limb and body position in space), pain, weakness, balance disturbances, and deficits in motor skills.

Study Design

Conditions

Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Intervention

Electroacupuncture, NeuroMetrix, Rydel-Seiffer tuning fork

Location

Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa
Florida
United States
33612

Status

Recruiting

Source

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-23T04:51:44-0400

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