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Administration of Oxygen to Cluster Headache Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01589588
First Posted: May 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mads Barløse, Danish Headache Center
  Purpose
This study will investigate the possible difference in treatment effect between three different oxygen delivery systems in the acute treatment of cluster headaches.

Condition Intervention
Cluster Headache Attacks Device: Open Hudson Mask Device: Cluster headache mask with 3 L reservoir Device: Mask 3 Device: Carnét oxygen demand valve

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Mads Barløse, Danish Headache Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy [ Time Frame: 15 minutes ]
    Pain relief after 15 minutes of treatment


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mask preference [ Time Frame: 2 days ]
    subject mask preference


Enrollment: 57
Study Start Date: April 2012
Study Completion Date: December 2014
Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Mask 1 Device: Open Hudson Mask
Mask type 1 oxygen
Experimental: Mask 2 Device: Cluster headache mask with 3 L reservoir
Mask type 2 with oxygen
Experimental: Mask 3 Device: Mask 3
Mask type 3 oxygen
Device: Carnét oxygen demand valve
mask type 3 oxygen
Placebo Comparator: Mask 3, placebo Device: Carnét oxygen demand valve
mask type 3 placebo

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • episodic cluster headache
  • regular occurance of attacks and cluster for 2 years
  • 2-8 attacks / day
  • cluster periods of over 14 days
  • duration of current cluster period max 14 days
  • ability to differentiate between attacks of CH and other forms of headache

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Changes in prophylactic treatment a week before trial
  • pregnancy or breastfeeding women
  • serious somatic or psychiatric disease
  • COLD
  • chronic or primary or secondary headache > 14 days / month other than CH
  • alcohol abuse
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01589588


Locations
Denmark
Danish Headache Center
Glostrup, Denmark, 2600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mads Barløse
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mads Barløse, MD, principal investigator, Danish Headache Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01589588     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-2-2011-163
First Submitted: April 26, 2012
First Posted: May 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2015
Last Verified: October 2015

Keywords provided by Mads Barløse, Danish Headache Center:
acute treatment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Headache
Cluster Headache
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases