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NCT02569918 : Use of Hand Prosthesis With Surface Electrical Stimulation for Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain
PhaseN/A
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: 70 Years
Eligibility
Inclusion Criteria:

- Transradial amputation.

- Amputation should be in the chronic, stable phase, such that the stump has healed and
the person apart from eventual phantom pain (PLP).

- Other treatments for PLP tried with poor results.

- Patient accepts the study protocol as explained by the physician.

- The subject experienced intractable PLP of more than 6 on numerical rating scale
(NRS) or visual analog scale (VAS) (0-10 scale). The frequency of PLP episodes
presents more than once a week.

- Amputee subjects without PLP are eligible for part of the study that targets the
sensory feedback induction within advanced bidirectional prosthesis control.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Cognitive impairment

- Current or prior psychological impairments: Major personality disturbance (i.e.
borderline, antisocial), Major depression, Bipolar I.

- Pregnancy

- History of or active substance abuse disorder

- Acquired brain injury with residual impairment

- Intellectual Disability (IQ < 70)

- Prior neurological or musculoskeletal disease

- Current or prior dermatological conditions

- Excessive sensitivity to electrical stimulation with surface electrodes. People
afraid of electrical stimulation or pain.

- People with other diseases which may affect the function of the nervous system.
(Diabetes, HIV, Renal Failure)

- Patients implanted with pacemakers
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