Dysphagia in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD)- Evaluation, Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing, Treatment and Long Term Follow up (OPMD)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01167439|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2009 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Dysphagia||Procedure: Upper esophageal sphincter myotomy||Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Dysphagia in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy. Evaluation, Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing, Treatment and Long Term Follow up.|
|Study Start Date :||July 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2011|
|No Intervention: Mild dysphagia|
|Active Comparator: Severe dysphagia||
Procedure: Upper esophageal sphincter myotomy
Upper esophageal sphincter release operation to allow better swallowing. The intervention is done under GA and by extra-mucosal approach.
- Dysphagia, quality of life. Proper intervention timing in OPMD based on knowledge about the natural history of the feeding difficulty. [ Time Frame: at least 3 years ]Dysphagia, quality of life. Proper intervention timing in OPMD patients is very important and must be based on deep knowledge about the natural history of the feeding difficulty.
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|Contact: Sergiu C. Blumen, MD||972-4-630-4262|
|Israel National Center for OPMD and Dysphagia, HYMC||Recruiting|
|POB 169, Hadera, Israel, 38100|
|Contact: Sergiu C. Blumen, MD 972-52-2645938 firstname.lastname@example.org|