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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Postherpetic Neuralgia
and you are
between 18 and 85
years old
This is an observational trial.
You are contributing to medical knowledge about your condition.
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The purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate, whether leech therapy for the treatment of postherpetic pain improves pain and sensory function. Therefore 20 patients with PHN undergoing leech therapy at the investigators outpatient clinic will be included in this observational trial.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Leech therapy

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01744522. The sponsor of the trial is Universität Duisburg-Essen and it is looking for 6 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Pilot Study on the Influence of Leech Therapy on Pain and Sensory Processing in Patients With Postherpetic Neuralgia