Neurobehavioral Consequences of Sleep Apnea in Children

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00006323
First received: October 2, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: March 2005
  Purpose

To identify physiological and clinical measures of obstructive sleep-disordered breathing that are associated with increased morbidity in children.


Condition
Lung Diseases
Sleep Apnea Syndromes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2004
Detailed Description:

BACKGROUND:

The study is in response to a Request for Applications (RFA) on Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children. NHLBI issued the RFA in December, 1997, with co-sponsorship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

This cross-sectional study recruited a population-based sample of young children from among the more than 8000 children in Massachusetts enrolled in the on-going Infant Care Practices Study. Stratified sampling was used to assemble a cohort of 250 children with habitual snoring (> 3 nights/week), 100 children with occasional snoring (<3 nights/week), and 100 non-snoring children. These children were studied within 3 months of their fourth birthday using overnight laboratory polysomnography and a detailed neurobehavioral evaluation, in order to test the hypothesis that, after adjusting for potential confounding variables, both parent-reported snoring and polysomnographic measures were associated with standardized measures of the following neurobehavioral domains: immediate attention, sustained attention, working memory, and symptoms of hyperactivity. These data also provided an opportunity to determine normal values for polysomnographic measures in 4-year-old children and to determine the prevalence of snoring and polysomnographic abnormalities among 4-year-old children.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00006323

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Daniel Gottlieb Boston University
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 926
Study First Received: October 2, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Apnea
Lung Diseases
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Dyssomnias
Sleep Disorders
Nervous System Diseases

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