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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00947986
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2010
Information provided by:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Other: 1% Johnson's Baby Shampoo Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
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
Study Start Date : July 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Johnson's Baby Shampoo
1% diluted solution
Other: 1% Johnson's Baby Shampoo
nasal irrigation 2x a day for 4 weeks

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT00947986

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

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Responsible Party: Mark Jeffry Amsbaugh, MSII, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Identifier: NCT00947986    
Other Study ID Numbers: HSC-MS-09-0305
First Posted: July 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 22, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases