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The Influence of Acupuncture on Ovulation and Reproductive Hormones


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18 Years
43 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Trial Information

The Influence of Acupuncture on Ovulation and Reproductive Hormones


Inclusion Criteria:



- ages 18-43

- confirmation of PCOS through the study

- signed informed consent

- able to receive study treatment at Virginia study sites

- agree not to use hormonal medications for the 5 months of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

- pregnant

- use of hormonal drugs 30/60 days before the study entry

- acupuncture for ovulatory disorders 30 days prior to study entry

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

ovulation in 2 out of 5 months of study participation

Outcome Time Frame:

monthly

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Lisa M Pastore, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

UVA OB/GYN Department

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

12045

NCT ID:

NCT00602940

Start Date:

January 2006

Completion Date:

December 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • PCOS
  • ovulation
  • hormones
  • women
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Name

Location

University of VirginiaCharlottesville, Virginia  22908