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Pulse Spectrum Analysis in Adult Asthmatics: Correlation With Lung Function, Asthma Control Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Metabolites in Exhaled Breath Condensate

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2012 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01719393
First Posted: November 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
Our hypothesis is that radial arterial pulse may reflect the severity and airway function in asthmatics. The aims of this study are to investigate the pulse spectrim of the radial artery in adult asthmatics, and evaluate its correlation with airy inflammation an lung funtion in asthmatics.

Condition
Pulse Spectrum Analysis Pulmonary Function FeNO Metabolites

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pulse Spectrum Analysis in Adult Asthmatics: Correlation With Lung Function, Asthma Control Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Metabolites in Exhaled Breath

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulse spectral analysis [ Time Frame: one year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Exhaled brath condensate

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The microcirculation is directly involved in the cellular matabolism and homeostasis. Our hypothesis is that radial arterial pulse spectrum may reflect the airway condition in asthmatics. The aims of this study are to investigate the pulse spectrim of the radial artery in adult asthmatics, and evaluate its correlation with lung function, asthma control status,exhaled nitric oxide, and metabolites in the exhaed breath condensates.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Asthma paitients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Meet the diagnostic criteria of GINA guideline asthma patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cancer or immune impaired patients;
  • pack-year smoking> 5;
  • long-term ventilator-dependent patients
  • Control group: 30 age matched healthy controls
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01719393


Contacts
Contact: Ping-Hung Kuo 886-2-23123456 ext 63075 kph712@ntuh.gov.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Ping-Hung Kuo    886-2-23123456 ext 63075    kph712@ntuh.gov.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ping-Hung Kuo National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital, M.D.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01719393     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201207062RIC
First Submitted: October 30, 2012
First Posted: November 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Asthma
Pulse spectrum analysis
lung function
exhaled nitric oxide
metabolites
exhaled breath condensate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nitric Oxide
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Free Radical Scavengers
Antioxidants
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Endothelium-Dependent Relaxing Factors
Vasodilator Agents
Gasotransmitters
Protective Agents