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Microarray Analysis of Sinus Samples From Patients With and Without Chronic Rhinosinusitis.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00847041
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 19, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of California, San Francisco

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the bacteria, fungi, and viruses that are present in the sinuses of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis to patients without sinus disease using a new technology, called a microarray, that will allow more accurate identification of microorganisms than current laboratory methods.

Condition or disease
Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Study Type : Observational
Official Title: Microarray Analysis of Sinus Samples From Patients With and Without Chronic Rhinosinusitis.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Twenty total patients are being recruited: ten adult patients who meet the clinical criteria for chronic rhinosinusitis requiring surgical therapy and ten adult patients undergoing either orbital decompression for Graves' orbitopathy or maxillomandibular advancement for obstructive sleep apnea, with no history of sinus disease.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or older
  • History of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)
  • Impaired CRS-specific quality of life
  • Evidence of sinus disease on a CT scan

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Control patients with any evidence of CRS by history, survey, or imaging criteria

Responsible Party: Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00847041     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A109753
First Posted: February 19, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sinusitis
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases