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Mucociliary Clearance Time in Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) Patients After Sinus Surgery

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Identifier:
First received: July 28, 2009
Last updated: March 18, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
The investigators are looking at the effects of baby shampoo nasal irrigation on the movement of mucous in the nose in patients who have undergone sinus surgery for chronic sinus problems.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Other: 1% Johnson's Baby Shampoo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Baby Shampoo Nasal Irrigation on Mucociliary Clearance Time in Patients After Sinus Surgery

Further study details as provided by The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in mucociliary clearance time (MCT) [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Johnson's Baby Shampoo
1% diluted solution
Other: 1% Johnson's Baby Shampoo
nasal irrigation 2x a day for 4 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • CRS
  • s/p sinus surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • nasal polyps
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00947986

United States, Texas
UT Department of Otolaryngology Clinic
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mark Jeffry Amsbaugh, MSII, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Identifier: NCT00947986     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HSC-MS-09-0305
Study First Received: July 28, 2009
Last Updated: March 18, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017