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Sleep Disturbances and Pulmonary Artery/Aorta Diameter in Scleroderma Patient (Scleroderma)

This study has been completed.
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Northwell Health Identifier:
First received: November 29, 2007
Last updated: March 8, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
To determine sleep disturbance, pulmonary function test, 6 minute walk, echocardiogram abnormality, arterial blood gas, ventilation/perfusion scan of the chest in Scleroderma patient with Pulmonary Hypertension.

Pulmonary Hypertension

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Sleep Disturbances and Pulmonary Artery/Aorta Diameter in Scleroderma Patient

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Further study details as provided by Northwell Health:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:
As above

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Males, Females and Minorities

Age range of subjects 18-75 years old


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must have Scleroderma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who do not have Scleroderma
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00566137

Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwell Health
Principal Investigator: Arunabh Talwar, MD Northwell Health
  More Information

Responsible Party: ARUNABH TALWAR MD, NORTH SHORE- LONG ISLAND HEALTH SYSTEM Identifier: NCT00566137     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06-08-018  NS-LIJHS IRB #06-08-018 
Study First Received: November 29, 2007
Last Updated: March 8, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Northwell Health:
Pulmonary Hypertension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Scleroderma, Systemic
Scleroderma, Diffuse
Scleroderma, Localized
Sleep Wake Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Skin Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
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