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Sham-controlled, multi-center and remote patient-centered randomized controlled clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of a novel non-invasive, unobtrusive study device in reducing symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Daily wear of the study device is expected to significantly reduce symptom severity (evaluated by the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire) in mild to severe CTS-diagnosed patients. Subjects are randomized into the active device group or sham group for 8 weeks, then followed for 12 weeks post-treatment.

Clinical Trial Description

It is hypothesized that daily wear of the study device will result in significant improvements in patient-reported symptom severity. It is also hypothesized that the effects from active study device treatment will be significantly greater than effects from sham treatment. In both cases, it is hypothesized that improvements will be sustained post-treatment.

This study is designed as a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled, two-arm trial consisting of an eight-week treatment period (active study device or sham), followed by one required follow-up four weeks later (at week 12).

There are two study groups: the active device group receiving the active study device and the sham group receiving a non-active sham device. Subjects will be informed that they have a 50:50 chance of receiving treatment or a sham. They will also be informed that if they receive sham device, they will be offered the active device 4 weeks into the post-treatment period. However, all subjects will not know what treatment they are on until the conclusion of the trial. ;

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NCT number NCT03498287
Study type Interventional
Source Pressure Profile Systems, Inc.
Contact Pauline Luong, ME
Phone 425-298-3775
Status Recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date October 10, 2018
Completion date June 2019

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