High-frequency rTMS for Interstitial Cystitis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Interstitial Cystitis+1 MoreRepetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) - Device
Eligibility
18+
Female
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Study Summary

This trial will test whether transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can help relieve pelvic pain in women with a chronic condition called IC/BPS. TMS involves using a magnetic coil to stimulate specific areas of the brain. This study will examine whether TMS can help by reducing pelvic floor muscle activity.

Eligible Conditions
  • Interstitial Cystitis

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: One hour before and one hour after first treatment

Week 3
Global Response Assessment
Day 1
Shorter-term Pain
Week 3
Pain
Just before to between five and ten minutes after start of first treatment
Pelvic floor muscle activity
One hour before and one hour after first treatment
fALFF in Pelvic-SMA

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

High-frequency rTMS
1 of 2
Sham rTMS
1 of 2

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

50 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: High-frequency rTMS · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Sham rTMS
Device
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Sham Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Sham-rTMS) · Intervention Types: Device
High-frequency rTMS
Device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: one hour before and one hour after first treatment

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Southern CaliforniaLead Sponsor
827 Previous Clinical Trials
1,420,145 Total Patients Enrolled
Jason J Kutch, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Southern California

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Female Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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You should be a female.
The person has a diagnosis of IC/BPS from a referring physician and experiences urologic symptoms a majority of the time over the past 3 months.
Check if the patient's pelvis pain falls within the standard limits.