Upstate Active Clinical Trials Seeking Participants
The Utility of Stellate Ganglion Blocks in Dual Diagnosis: PTSD and Neuropathic Pain
What is the purpose of the study?
To measure improvement in PTSD and neuropathic pain as a result of the block.
Who is eligible?
Must be between the ages of 18-40, have diagnosis of PTSD, and neuropathic pain of an upper extremity or neck.
What is involved if I participate?
- How long is the study?
3 months. Patients will be seen day before procedure, day after procedure, and then at intervals of 1 week, 1 month, and 3 months
- Is transportation provided or reimbursed?
- Is parking provided or reimbursed?
- What tests and procedures are involved?
Stellate Ganglion Block, urine collections, Visual Analog Scale, PTSD checklist, outcome questionnaire 45.
Who is the doctor administering the study?
P. Sebastian Thomas, MD
Where will the study take place?
SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital, Campus East Center, 713 Harrison Street Psychiatry Department
Over what time period is the study scheduled to run?
3/11/2013 - 4/12/2014
Who can I contact for more information?
- Name: Robert Nastasi, MD
- Phone: 316-464-3272
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: 315-464-3178
If you are interested in this trial, please contact the study coordinator or investigator noted above.