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Treatment of Exercise-induced Laryngomalacia in Elite Athletes (EIL)

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 November 2013 by Bispebjerg Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Vibeke Backer, Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier:
First received: August 23, 2007
Last updated: November 5, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
Treatment of exercise-induced laryngomalacia (an obstruction of larynx during physical activity) in elite athletes using two different treatments. The study is randomized with control groups.

Condition Intervention
Exercise-induced Laryngomalacia
Device: inspiratory muscle strength training
Procedure: Surgery

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 95
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Treatment 1, for those with high degree of EIL
Device: inspiratory muscle strength training
Experimental: 2
Treatment 2, for those with high degree of EIL
Procedure: Surgery
No Intervention: 3
Control group of those with high degree of EIL
Experimental: 4
Treatment 1, for those with low degree of EIL
Device: inspiratory muscle strength training
No Intervention: 5
Control group of those with low degree of EIL


Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Laryngoscopically verified EIL,
  • Elite athlete for a minimum of 1 year and continuing for a minimum 6 months after start of treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Has to be able to run on treadmill
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00520624

Contact: Pernille Christensen +45 22 95 05 04

Bispebjerg Hospital, Lungemedicinsk Forskningsenhed Recruiting
Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact: Pernille Christensen    +45 22 95 05 04      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bispebjerg Hospital
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Study Director: Vibeke Backer Bispebjerg Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Vibeke Backer, Professor, Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier: NCT00520624     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PC-EIL-07-ELITE
Study First Received: August 23, 2007
Last Updated: November 5, 2013

Keywords provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cartilage Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Laryngeal Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities
Connective Tissue Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017