Evaluation of a Mandibular Advancement Device in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Rouen

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if the mandibular advancement by Herbst device is effective in the treatment of moderate obstructive sleep apnea patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Device: Herbst oral appliance Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of Mandibular Advancement by Herbst Device in the Treatment of Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Study Start Date : November 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of polysomnographic data after 3 months of treatment by oral appliance in 2 groups: one with Herbst device adjusted in maximal mandibular advancement and a placebo group

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy on clinical symptoms
  2. Tolerance of the oral appliance
  3. Identification of predictive factors of efficacy
  4. Feasibility of this therapeutic method

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate sleep apnea syndrome (10 < Respiratory Disorder Index < 30)
  • Body mass index (BMI) < 35 Kg/m2
  • Able to give their informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  • Professional drivers requiring continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment
  • Psychiatric disorders, and patients unable to realise to study
  • Severe respiratory pathology which could interfere with the study
  • Morpheic epilepsy
  • Benzodiazepines intake
  • Chronic nasal obstruction
  • Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) pathology requiring surgery
  • Previous uvulopalatoplasty surgery
  • Temporomandibular joint pathology
  • Gum disease
  • Insufficient number of teeth to apply the oral appliance
  • Mobile teeth

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00213434

Rouen, France, 76031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Rouen
Principal Investigator: PORTIER PF Florence, MD CHU de ROUEN

Responsible Party: University Hospital, Rouen Identifier: NCT00213434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2000/055/HP
First Posted: September 21, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 26, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Rouen:
orthodontic appliance, removable

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