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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Effects on Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiac Damage

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00517777
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2007 by Università degli Studi dell'Insubria.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To assess in moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea the effects of one year therapy with nighttime continuous positive airway pressure ventilation on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular damage.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sleep Apnea Syndrome Metabolic Syndrome Cardiac Remodelling Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Ventilation Device: continuous positive airway pressure ventilation Behavioral: dietary and life style recommendations Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Ventilation on the Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiac Morpho-Functional Characteristics in Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Study Start Date : August 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2010


Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
continuous positive airway pressure ventilation + dietary and life style recommendations
Device: continuous positive airway pressure ventilation
nighttime
Behavioral: dietary and life style recommendations
Active Comparator: 2
dietary and life style recommendations
Behavioral: dietary and life style recommendations


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: one year ]
  2. left ventricular mass [ Time Frame: one year ]
  3. diastolic function [ Time Frame: one year ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • moderate to severe sleep apnea syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cardiovascular diseases (coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease)
  • thyroid diseases
  • diabetes
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00517777


Locations
Italy
University of Insubria-Department of Clinical Medicine Recruiting
Varese, Italy, 21100
Contact: anna maria grandi, MD    +39+332 278594    amgrandi@libero.it   
Sub-Investigator: andrea maria maresca, MD         
Sub-Investigator: fausto colombo, MD         
Sub-Investigator: francesco solbiati, MD         
Sub-Investigator: emanuela laurita, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Investigators
Principal Investigator: anna maria grandi, MD Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00517777     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1113
First Posted: August 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by Università degli Studi dell'Insubria:
sleep apnea syndrome
metabolic syndrome
cardiac remodelling
continuous positive airway pressure ventilation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Apnea
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Metabolic Syndrome X
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Dyssomnias
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases