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Treatment of Sleep Apnea Syndrome With nCPAP Versus Oral Appliance

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2005 by University Hospital, Angers.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Angers Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: October 27, 2005
Last verified: February 2005
This prospective randomized cross over study aims to compare nCPAP with mandibular advancement device for the treatment of sleep apnea syndrome.The effectiveness of nCPAP and oral appliance on apnea-hypopnea index, daytime sleepiness and quality of life will be compared in 60 patients.

Condition Intervention
Sleep Apnea Syndrome Device: nCPAP vs oral appliance

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Sleep Apnea Syndrome With nCPAP Versus Oral Appliance: a Multicentre Prospective Randomized Crossover Trial

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Angers:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: June 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

18 to 70 years old BMI < 35 kg/m2 Apnea-hypopnea index between 10 and 60 events/h Complaint of snoring and sleepiness Dental status adequate for treatment with oral appliance informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

psychiatric disease professional driver other cause of sleepiness

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00152672

Contact: Frédéric Gagnadoux, MD 33(0)241353695

CHU Recruiting
Angers, France, 49033
Contact: Frédéric Gagnadoux, MD    33(0)241353695   
Principal Investigator: Frédéric Gagnadoux, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers
Principal Investigator: Frédéric Gagnadoux UH Angers
  More Information Identifier: NCT00152672     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRC 04-10
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: October 27, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Pathologic Processes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017