Liver Education About Pain (LEAP) for Liver Cirrhosis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Liver CirrhosisLiver Education About Pain (LEAP) - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test a behavior intervention to help patients with liver cirrhosis and chronic pain learn self-management skills.

Eligible Conditions
  • Liver Cirrhosis

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Approximately 6-12 months start-to-finish

Approximately 6-12 months start-to-finish
Number of participants attending ≥80% of intervention sessions
Overall Satisfaction

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual Care
1 of 2
LEAP Intervention Arm
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Liver Education About Pain (LEAP) · No Placebo Group · N/A

LEAP Intervention Arm
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Liver Education About Pain (LEAP) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual Care
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: approximately 6-12 months start-to-finish

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)NIH
2,247 Previous Clinical Trials
5,619,454 Total Patients Enrolled
University of PittsburghLead Sponsor
1,617 Previous Clinical Trials
16,295,402 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Liver Cirrhosis
104 Patients Enrolled for Liver Cirrhosis
Shari S Rogal, MD, MPHPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Pittsburgh

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
All participants must be over the age of 18 and be fluent in English.
The person must be receiving care at a UPMC hepatology clinic.
The person must have chronic pain that has lasted for at least 3 months.
This requirement means that the person must have a blood test that shows they have cirrhosis.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%