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clinical trial
if you have
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
This is a second phase trial assessing
efficacy and side effects of the new treatment.
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The purpose

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy of electro-acupuncture for severe functional constipation compared with sham acupuncture, used as placebo; the secondary purpose is to evaluate the safety and post-treatment effect of electro-acupuncture.

Provided treatments

  • Device: electro-acupuncture
  • Device: sham electro-acupuncture

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01726504. The sponsor of the trial is Guang'anmen Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences and it is looking for 1075 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Efficacy and Safety Study of Electro-acupuncture for Severe Chronic Functional Constipation - a Multi-center, Randomized Controlled Trial