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Quality of Life Validation in Laryngitis

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 24, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2009
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The primary purpose of this study was to establish the psychometric properties of a new disease specific Quality of Life questionnaire, the LPR-HRQL. The specific properties of the questionnaire that were evaluated were: validity, reliability, and responsiveness to change (as a measure of treatment effect).

Condition Intervention Phase
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) Drug: Omeprazole Behavioral: Quality of Life questionnaire Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Health Related Quality of Life (LPR-HRQL) Questionnaire Development and Psychometric Testing in Patients Receiving Omeprazole 20 mg Bid as Treatment for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux.

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • LPR-HRQL questionnaire, which measured symptom distress and the effects of LPR on voice, cough, throat clearing, swallow , and overall impact of acid reflux [ Time Frame: 2 monthly ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety assessments via adverse event recording and physical examinations [ Time Frame: 2 monthly ]

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: May 2001
Study Completion Date: June 2003
Primary Completion Date: June 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Omeprazole
    Other Name: Losec
    Behavioral: Quality of Life questionnaire

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • New Laryngopharyngeal reflux diagnosis less than 1 month or relapsed patients not under current treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to comply with study requirements.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00641264

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Paula Fernstrom Nexium Global Product Director, AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tore Lind, MD - Nexium Medical Science Director, Astra Zeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00641264     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 294
First Submitted: March 18, 2008
First Posted: March 24, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)
Quality of Life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Laryngeal Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action