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Polidocanol Sclerotherapy of Pharynges for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Snoring Subjects(SS)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00399451
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2006 by Liaoyang Central Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 22, 2006
Information provided by:
Liaoyang Central Hospital

Brief Summary:
The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the results of polidocanol sclerotherapy of pharynx for OSAS & SS,to reduce pharyngeal compliance.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Apnea Snoring Drug: Polidocanol Sclerotherapy Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
Polidocanol submucous sclerosis in the part of pharynges with 1% polidocanol injection.The injection should be in the retropharyngeal submucosa and lateral pharyngeal bands and lateral pharyngeal submucosa and in front submucosa of soft palate.The injection is multi-point,and each point injection is 0.3~0.5ml;the total quantity/each time is not more than 5ml.Every patient have to be treated about 1~2 time.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Preliminary Study on Submucous Sclerosis of Pharynges With 1% Polidocanol to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) & Snoring Subjects (SS)
Study Start Date : December 2006
Study Completion Date : June 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea Snoring
Drug Information available for: Polidocanol

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. apnea-hypopnea index (AHI)is on polysomnography(PSG),to compare AHIanterior and posterior treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Arterial oxygen saturation (SaO2) and body mass index (BMI)will be measured on polysomnography

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • OSAS & SS which palatopharyngeal collapse.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (osas) & snoring subjects (ss),which anatomic narrow result in.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00399451

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Contact: Hongyan Chen, MB +86-0419-3221423

Sponsors and Collaborators
Liaoyang Central Hospital
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Study Director: Youliang YIN, MB
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00399451    
Other Study ID Numbers: LYZXYY06002
First Posted: November 14, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2006
Last Verified: November 2006
Keywords provided by Liaoyang Central Hospital:
Sleep Apnea,Obstructive
apnea-hypopnea index (AHI)
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Respiratory Sounds
Sclerosing Solutions
Pharmaceutical Solutions