Lavender peppermint elequil aromatab for Quality of Life

UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Targeting 2 different conditionsLavender peppermint elequil aromatab +1 moreN/AWaitlist AvailableLed by Jacques E Chelly, MDResearch Sponsored by University of Pittsburgh

Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of lavender-peppermint aromatherapy on reducing post-operative anxiety, pain, and nausea in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery or mastectomy.

Eligible Conditions
  • Quality of Life
  • Anxiety

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You feel anxious about the surgery that will be performed on you.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day of surgery through one month post-operative
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day of surgery through one month post-operative for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in post-operative anxiety
Secondary outcome measures
Functional Recovery
Hospital Readmissions
Incidence of post-operative complications
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Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Lavender Peppermint Elequil AromatabExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will have a lavender peppermint elequil aromatab applied in same day admissions area at least 1 hour prior to the start of unilateral hip replacement. Thereafter, the participant will apply a new treatment elequil aromatab at 24 hrs, 36 hrs, 48 hrs, and 60 hrs post-operative.
Group II: Sweet Almond Oil Elequil AromatabActive Control1 Intervention
Participants will have a sweet almond oil active comparator elequil aromatab applied in same day admissions area at least 1 hour prior to the start of unilateral hip replacement. Thereafter, the participant will apply a new active comparator elequil aromatab at 24 hrs, 36 hrs, 48 hrs, and 60 hrs post-operative.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of PittsburghLead Sponsor
1,664 Previous Clinical Trials
16,297,573 Total Patients Enrolled
Beekley MedicalIndustry Sponsor
1 Previous Clinical Trials
100 Total Patients Enrolled
Jacques E Chelly, MDPrincipal Investigator
University of Pittsburgh
5 Previous Clinical Trials
199 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Does this research experiment accept participants of all ages, particularly those below the age of 55?

"The requirements for enrolment in this trial involve being between 18 and 80 years of age. There is a separate 42-person cohort available to those under the legal minimum, while 220 participants over 65 are also sought after."

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How many individuals are being monitored for this medical exploration?

"Yes, according to the website, this investigation is currently enrolling patients. It was first announced on March 22nd 2021 and last edited February 22nd 2022. Sixty individuals are being sought at one location for participation in this trial."

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What are the fundamental goals of this experiment?

"As per the sponsor of this trial, Beekley Medical, its primary objective will be assessed during and post-operative period. This primary outcome is a change in post-operative anxiety levels. Secondary outcomes include Post-operative consequences of pain which is measured by PROMIS Pain Interference - Short Form 6b; Post-Operative emotional distress related to depression which is gauged with PROMIS Emotional Distress-Depression –Short form; and Post Operative pain rating using Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Each metric ranges from 0 to 10, where higher scores indicate more severe conditions respectively."

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Is enrollment available for this medical experiment at present?

"According to the records kept on, this medical research is still recruiting participants. The trial was launched in March 2021 and underwent its latest edit during February 2022."

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Do I fit the criteria necessary to join this medical research endeavor?

"This experiment seeks to enrol 60 individuals who suffer from anxiety, with ages ranging between 18 and 80 years of age. The essential criteria for inclusion is that all participants must have a self-reported fear of an impending surgical procedure, be willing/able to comply with the necessary follow-up measures, and either need to undergo unilateral hip replacement surgery or bilateral mastectomy operations."

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~20 spots leftby Sep 2024