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Ongoing clinical trials for cyclic vomiting: Actively recruiting
Prospective Registry in Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome at MGH
The researchers are looking for people to take part in the Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Prospective Registry Study. They are exploring the causes, progression, and impact of the disease.
Basic eligibility criteria:
Diagnosed with CVS and 18 years of age or older
Braden Kuo, MD
Shahar Castel; 617-726-0196
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
Resting State Brain Response to Chronic Nausea and Cuff Pain
The proposed study will examine the CNS circuitry of nausea in the human brain. Results found from motion sickness studies in healthy adults will be applied to guide the analysis of brain physiology in patients suffering from chronic nausea, i.e. cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).
This study will aim to evaluate patients (n=25) diagnosed with CVS who are in an inter-ictal phase, i.e. at least 48 hours following cessation of any nausea/vomiting episode.
EXCLUSION: Subjects who currently have an acute illness, those who are awaiting transplantation, and those who have a chronic illness, such as kidney failure, congestive heart failure, and diabetes. Use of prescription benzodiazepines within the previous 3 days, use of prescription opioids and self-reported use of cannabinoids within the previous 7 days are another exclusion criteria. Another exclusion criterion is any nausea/vomiting episode within 48 hours prior to experimental session.
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