Chronic pain

Chronic painThe problem of treatment of chronic pain is complex, and its high importance is shown particularly in the statistics of the National Cancer Registry of Ukraine, 2014: the Prevalence of cancer: 909.087 patients or rate – 2507.2 patients per 100 thousand population (males – 1903.3; females – 3030.2). The Incidence of malignant tumors: 135,307 new cases or rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 223.7 new cases per 100 thousand population (males – 267.1; females – 202.2). The Mortality of malignant tumors: 67,189 deaths or rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 105.6 deaths per 100 thousand population (males – 151.4; females – 77.0). The Incidence of malignant tumors (children): 1034 new cases or rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 15.6 new cases per 100 thousand children population (males – 17.0; females – 14.1). The Mortality of malignant tumors (children): 280 deaths or rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 3.9 deaths per 100 thousand children population (males – 4.4; females – 3.4).

Standardization of medical care

  • The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 25.04.2012 №311 “On approval and implementation of medical and technological documents on standardization of medical care in Chronic pain syndrome”. Read more

Public medical organizations


Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 325 recruiting clinical trials for chronic pain, including 23 Phase I and 30 Phase IV trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 152, Canada – 32, Spain – 20 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary/Poland – 4, Bulgaria/the Czech Republic – 2, other countries – 1 recruiting trial.
  • Ukraine: 1 recruiting clinical trial is conducted on 20 clinical sites in 8 cities. The country experience includes 6 Phase II, III and IV clinical trials for chronic pain totally conducted on 27 clinical sites in 13 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kyiv – 6, Kharkiv – 5, Lviv/Odesa – 4 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 7, Vinnytsia – 4, Odesa – 3 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 85 recruiting clinical trials, including 3 Phase I trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 40, France – 9, Belgium – 7 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, there are 2 recruiting clinical trials, including Phase I trial in the Republic of Korea.
  • World leaders: Australia/the Republic of Korea/the USA – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.

 

recruiting clinical trials for chronic pain in CEE

clinical trials for chronic pain incl adults in Ukraine

clinical sites for chronic pain incl adults in Ukraine


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 24 recruiting clinical trials for chronic pain; Phase I – 2, Phase IV – 0 trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 11, Belgium/France/Germany/the United Kingdom – 2, other countries – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: Bulgaria/Croatia/Hungary/Slovakia/Slovenia – 1 clinical trial.
  • Ukraine: no recruiting clinical trials. No country experience for chronic pain.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 2 recruiting clinical trials, Phase I – 0 trials.
  • World leaders: Canada/Denmark – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 77 recruiting observational studies for chronic pain, including 14 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 27, France – 11, the United Kingdom – 9 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria – 2, Croatia – 1 recruiting study.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 19 recruiting observational studies for chronic pain, including 3 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: France – 6, Sweden/the United Kingdom /the USA – 4, Germany/Italy – 3 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria only – 1 recruiting study.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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