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Effect of Dietary Salt Supplemantation in Vasovagal Syncope Prophylaxis: A Clinical Trial

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 April 2007 by Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre Identifier:
First received: April 24, 2007
Last updated: April 25, 2007
Last verified: April 2007
Syncope is a syndrome consisting of a relatively short period of temporary and self-limited loss of consciousness caused by transient diminution of blood flow to the brain (most often the result of systemic hypotension). The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of salt supplementation in vasovagal syncope prophylaxis.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Salt Supplementation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of Dietary Salt Supplemantation in Vasovagal Syncope Prophylaxis: A Clinical Trial

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Further study details as provided by Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the salt supplementation in the prophylaxis of the vasovagal syncope

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the supplementation salt increases the orthostatic tolerance
  • Analyze the supplementation salt increases the plasmatic volume

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: June 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2007
Detailed Description:
Healthy volunteers without use of medicines with except contraceptives orals that met the exclusion criteria were consecutively enrolled in a randomized trial.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use medicines
  • Previous diseases
  • Incapacity of to understand and to sign the term consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00465946

Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
Principal Investigator: Leandro I Zimerman, MD Associate Professor
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00465946     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HCPA04-071
Study First Received: April 24, 2007
Last Updated: April 25, 2007

Keywords provided by Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre:
Salt supplementation
Vasovagal syncope
Orthostatic tolerance
Healthy volunteers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syncope, Vasovagal
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Orthostatic Intolerance
Primary Dysautonomias
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017