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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Dysmenorrhea
and you are
between 16 and 33
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Hypothesis: What is the best modulation of pulse frequency in transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in dysmenorrhea? Purpose: To determine the effect of hypoalgesia frequency modulation pulse by transcutaneous electrical nerve (TENS) in dysmenorrhea. Methods: A controlled clinical study and prospective developed at the School of Physiotherapy Clinic / UFPI. Forty students were randomized into four distinct groups of the modulation frequency TENS: group 1 - 100 Hz, 100μs, group 2 - 4 Hz, 100μs, group 3 - placebo (apparatus off), group 4 - placebo induced (2 Hz, 40μs). All were initially evaluated by a questionnaire developed for the study, the visual analogue scale (VAS) (before, after 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 minutes) and the McGill Pain Questionnaire (before and after 20 minutes). The total duration of TENS application was 20 minutes and all protocols were performed in a single session. The analysis of variance (One-way ANOVA) followed by the Tukey procedure was applied to identify differences between experimental groups for each variable analyzed. The level of significance was p< 0,05.

Provided treatments

  • Device: transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01455285. The sponsor of the trial is Universidade Federal do Piauí and it is looking for 0 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Investigation of the Effectiveness of Different Modulations of Pulse Frequency Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in Dysmenorrhea