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Treating Intractable Post-Amputation Phantom Limb Pain With Ambulatory Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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Technical Report,26 Dec 2013,25 Dec 2014

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University of California, San Diego La Jolla United States

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The goals and tasks of Funding Year 2 encompassed continued recruiting, enrollment and data collection Protocol successfully amended to broaden inclusionexclusion criteria to include surgical amputations, AKAs, and phantom pain in multiple locations Approval received by National Amputee Coalition research committee to advertise in their website, e-newsletter, andnational magazine recruiting material developed, approved, and placed in publications Amputee support group outreach, prosthetics groups outreach, and clinic outreach conducted Data collection ongoing for all enrolled subjects Data Safety Monitoring Board monitoring ongoing 18 subjects enrolled for all centers 15 at Cleveland Clinic, 3 at UCSD, 0 at Palo Alto VA, 0 at Walter Reed 10 subjects participated in the crossover treatment 8 at Cleveland, 2 at UCSD, 0 at Palo Alto VA, 0 at Walter Reed 3 additional subjects currently scheduled at UCSD for the Quarter 1, Funding Year 3

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