Airway Inflammation in Swimmers
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00207038|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 11, 2009
Studies have shown that the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and asthma is high and increasing in elite athletes. The inflammation seen in the airways of elite athletes might differ from the inflammation seen in the airways of "ordinary" asthmatics and it might represent a different kind of asthma.
The primary purposes are
- To investigate the type of airway inflammation in young swimmers.
- To investigate the acute changes in airway inflammation after a short training session.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||90 participants|
|Official Title:||Airway Inflammation in Swimmers: Development and Risk Factors|
|Study Start Date :||September 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2009|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00207038
|Respiratory and Allergy Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, University Hospital of Copenhagen|
|Copenhagen, Denmark, 2400|
|Study Chair:||Lars Pedersen, MD||Respiratory and Allergy Reseach Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, Bispebjerg Hospital, University Hospital of Copenhagen, DK-2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark|