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The purpose

The transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells (THSC) is a therapeutic modality developed for the treatment of various diseases such as leukemia, bone marrow aplasia, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, among others. Most patients who undergo the THSC usually have oral manifestations as a result of immunosuppression achieved by chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. The most common complications are the reduction of salivary flow, mucositis and graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). These conditions can be very debilitating and interfere with medical therapy, leading to systemic complications, affecting the prognosis and increasing the length of hospitalization of the patient and the costs of treatment. To date, there is no protocol that prevents the reduction of salivary flow and minimizes the occurrence of mucositis and GVHD in these patients. This study aims to verify the effectiveness of treatment with two sialogogues (Hyperboloid and TENS [transcutaneous electrical stimulation]) to restore the flow and biochemical composition of saliva in patients undergoing THSC myeloablative and non-myeloablative conditionating regime.

Provided treatments

  • Device: mechanical stimulation (Elastomers)
  • Procedure: TENS
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00929825. The sponsor of the trial is Federal University of Minas Gerais and it is looking for 0 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effects of Mechanical and Electrical Sialogogues in Stimulation of the Flow and Biochemical Composition of Saliva in Patients Transplanted With Hematopoietic Stem Cells