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Indoor Temperature and Sleep Apnea

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00544752
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 16, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 14, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Swedish Heart Lung Foundation
Information provided by:
Umeå University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to test whether different indoor temperature affect the frequency of sleep apnea.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Other: 16 Other: indoor temperature of 20 degrees celcius Other: indoor temperature of 24 degrees celcius Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Indoor Temperature and Sleep Apnea
Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 16
indoor temperature of 16 degrees celcius
Other: 16
indoor temperature of 16 degrees celcius
Experimental: 20
indoor temperature 20 degrees celcius
Other: indoor temperature of 20 degrees celcius
indoor temperature of 20 degrees celcius
Experimental: 24
indoor temperature of 24 degrees celcius
Other: indoor temperature of 24 degrees celcius
indoor temperature of 24 degrees celcius



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Apnea hypopnea index, karolinska sleepiness scale [ Time Frame: one night ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sleep stages, sleep efficiency [ Time Frame: One night ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Central sleep apnea

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Locations
Sweden
Dept of respiratory medicine
Umeå, Sweden, SE 901 85
Sponsors and Collaborators
Umeå University
Swedish Heart Lung Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Karl A Franklin, MD, PhD Dept Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital, Umeå

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ass Prof Karl Franklin, Umeå University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00544752     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT01315600
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-563
First Posted: October 16, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by Umeå University:
sleep apnea syndromes, ambient indoor temperature

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