Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Attention Executive Function Disturbances
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Verified September 2008 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
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First received: September 21, 2008
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Last verified: September 2008
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Studies demonstrate that sleep disturbances are associated with cognitive dysfunction and attention deficit. However the correlation between the severity of obstructive sleep apnea and the degree of cognitive dysfunction was not demonstrated. Our hypothesis is that patients suffering from a more severe sleep apnea will demonstrate a greater degree of cognitive dysfunction.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Attention Executive Function Disturbances
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Studies demonstrate that sleep disturbances are associated with cognitive dysfunction and attention deficit. However the correlation between the severity of sleep disturbances and the degree of cognitive dysfunction was not demonstrated.We intend to study 80 patients with various degrees of obstructive sleep apnea. All patients will undergo executive cognitive tests as well as tests to assess for levels of depression, anxiety and attention.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||20 Years to 70 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients aged 20 - 70 years with obstructive sleep apnea.
- Apnea hypopnea index>5
- Age 20 - 70 years
- Pregnant women
- Known chronic cardiovascular or pulmonary disease
- Patients s/p CVA or brain damage
- Known depression or other psychiatric disorder
- Patients with severe cognitive dysfunction (MMSE<25)
- Patients receiving stimulants, antipsychotic or anti-depression medications
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||Itzhak Shpirer, The Sleep Laboratory, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel
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|Study First Received:
||September 21, 2008
||September 21, 2008
||Israel: Ethics Commission
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on February 27, 2015
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Nervous System Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic