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Several studies showed that activity of down inhibitor bundle is weakened in different painful pathologies as the fibromyalgy or the trigeminal nevralgy.
The purpose of the protocol is to study the working of down inhibitor bundle at patients suffering of neuropathic pain.
Prospective study with comparison groups
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:28-0400
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Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
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Hospital or other institutional ethics committees established to consider the ethical dimensions of patient care. Distinguish from ETHICS COMMITTEES, RESEARCH, which are established to monitor the welfare of patients or healthy volunteers participating in research studies.
Human experimentation that is not intended to benefit the subjects on whom it is performed. Phase I drug studies (CLINICAL TRIALS, PHASE I AS TOPIC) and research involving healthy volunteers are examples of nontherapeutic human experimentation.
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