Sleep Positional Trainer for Positional Sleep Apnea After Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) Therapy (SupPos)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 20, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ethisch Comité UZ Antwerpen, University Hospital, Antwerp

Brief Summary:
The investigators will perform a clinical trial comparing mandibular advancement device (MAD) therapy with sleep positional trainer (SPT) and the combination of MAD and SPT in patients with positional sleep apnea using MAD. Patients are invited for 2 consecutive polysomnographies (PSGs) in randomized order: one PSG with SPT, one PSG with SPT and MAD. PSGs are performed at the Antwerp University Hospital.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Positional Sleep Apnea Mandibular Advancement Device Device: Sleep Position Trainer (SPT) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: Evaluation of Sleep Position Trainer for Positional Sleep Apnea Patients After Therapy With Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD)
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea

Arm Intervention/treatment
SPT in patients with MAD Device: Sleep Position Trainer (SPT)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with supine dependent Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) after Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) Therapy: Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI) supine ≥ 2x AHI non supine
  • 5 < AHI < 50/h sleep on polysomnography (PSG) with MAD in situ
  • ≥ 20% supine position during PSG with the MAD in situ
  • AHI non-supine < 10/h en AHI supine ≥ 10/h on PSG with MAD in situ
  • Unchanged Body Mass Index (BMI)(BMI ± 1 kg/m²) at moment of inclusion compared to BMI at baseline PSG

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 18 years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01535521

Antwerp University Hospital
Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ethisch Comité UZ Antwerpen

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ethisch Comité UZ Antwerpen, Dr. Olivier M. Vanderveken (principal investigator), University Hospital, Antwerp Identifier: NCT01535521     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SupPos
First Posted: February 17, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 20, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases