Rehabilitation in Subjects With Moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 23, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2011
Ministry of the Interior and Health, Denmark
Danish Lung Association
Sygekassernes Helsefond
Information provided by:
Bispebjerg Hospital

Brief Summary:
The study is a single-center randomized, unblinded, placebo-controlled study to investigate the effect of pulmonary rehabilitation in subjects with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Behavioral: Pulmonary rehabilitation Behavioral: conventional care Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 61 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Early Detection and Rehabilitation of Subjects With COPD - Rehabilitation in Moderate COPD
Study Start Date : January 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Pulmonary rehabilitation
A standardized 7 week rehabilitation program, including physical training and education.
Behavioral: Pulmonary rehabilitation
Placebo Comparator: Control
Conventional care
Behavioral: conventional care

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. A diagnosis of moderate COPD.
  2. Motivation for Pulmonary rehabilitation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Comorbidity contraindicating rehabilitation.
  2. Participation in pulmonary rehabilitation within the last year.
  3. Cognitive disorders limiting the ability to participate in physical training and education sessions.

Responsible Party: Vibeke Backer, professor, MD., The Department of Respiratory Medicine, L, Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier: NCT01320930     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TORKOL1
First Posted: March 23, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:
Effect of Pulmonary rehabilitation.
Exercise capacity
Quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases