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Vasoactive Hormones During the Night in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Before and After Treatment With CPAP.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00360659
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Regional Hospital Holstebro

Brief Summary:
We wanted to test the hypothesis that treatment with continuous positive airway pressure reduces nocturnal hypoxia and thereby affecting levels of vasoactive hormones leading to a fall in blood pressure patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Device: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : February 2004
Study Completion Date : February 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age between 20 and 65 years
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Hypertension or normal blood pressure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Pregnancy
  • History or clinical signs of disease in the heart, lungs, brain,liver, kidneys or endocrine organs
  • Diabetes

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Locations
Denmark
Department of Medicine, Holstebro Hospital
Holstebro, Ringkoebing County, Denmark, 7500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Regional Hospital Holstebro
Investigators
Study Chair: Erling B Pedersen, Professor Regional Hospital Holstebro

Responsible Party: Pia H Gjørup, Department of Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00360659     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MED.RES.HOS.2004.02.PHH
First Posted: August 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by Regional Hospital Holstebro:
Obstructive sleep Apnea
Hypertension
Vasoactive hormones

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