The Impact of Daily Sinus Irrigation on Nasal Symptoms in Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Users - A Pilot Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01121445|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2010 by Bridgeport Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : May 12, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Obstructive Sleep Apnea||Device: NeilMed nose and sinus irrigation||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Study Start Date :||May 2010|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2011|
No Intervention: CPAP with heated humidification
Standard of care
Device: NeilMed nose and sinus irrigation
Saline irrigation used daily plus CPAP with heated humidification for 4 weeks
- RQLQ (Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]A 28-item, self administered questionnaire measuring nasal symptoms and other domains, including activity limitations and eye symptoms. Subjects will be asked to rate their symptoms on a 7-point scale (0=no impairment, 6=severely impaired). Change in RQLQ with daily saline irrigation in CPAP users is the primary outcome of interest.
- Epworth Sleepiness Scale [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a self administered questionnaire that measures subjective daytime hypersomnia on a scale of 0 to 24.
- SF-36 [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]The Medical Outcome Study 36-Item Short Form health survey (SF-36) is a 36-item questionnaire which measures 8 domains of health: physical functioning, physical problems, emotional problems, social functioning, mental health, energy/vitality, pain, and general perception of health status. This questionnaire has been used as a validated measure of change in the quality of life of OSA patients on CPAP therapy.
- CPAP compliance [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]CPAP card compliance data will be measured to determine if use of daily sinus rinse is associated with an increase in CPAP use. The % of days CPAP used over 4 weeks and the average number of hours of CPAP use per night are the outcomes of interest.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01121445
|United States, Connecticut|
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, 06610|
|Contact: Jeff S Kwon, MD 203-384-4142 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Jeff S Kwon, MD||Bridgeport Hospital|