Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSA) and Getemed (GETEMED)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 2, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hospices Civils de Lyon

Brief Summary:

It is often clinically impossible to differentiate children with an isolated snoring from those with OSA. The diagnosis of OSA is currently based on nocturnal, laboratory-based polysomnography. This expensive examination is poorly accessible due to appointments delays at hospital.

Our study is designed to compare the characteristics of a home polysomnography versus standard polysomnography for the diagnosis of pediatric OSA.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Device: home polysomnography (GETEMED) Device: standard polysomnography (BRAINNET II) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 62 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Diagnostic Characteristics of a Home Polysomnograph for the Diagnosis of Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome - A Pilot Study
Study Start Date : October 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea
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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: home polysomnography and standard polysomnography
home polysomnography (GETEMED) and standard polysomnography (BRAINNETII) are both carried out in children during 1 night.
Device: home polysomnography (GETEMED)
Other Name: GETEMED
Device: standard polysomnography (BRAINNET II)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Characteristics of a home polysomnograph versus standard polysomnography for the diagnosis of OSA in children. [ Time Frame: 1 night ]
    • Standard polysomnography considered pathological if obstructive apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) > 5 / hr.
    • Home polysomnography considered pathological if at least one of the following criteria is present :

      1. Respiratory Disturbance Index (RDI) > 10 / hr + /- Desaturation Index > 4% for more than 2.5 / hr.
      2. Brouillette index ; pulse wave > 3 desaturation clusters and > 3 desaturation <90%.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine polygraphic pathological criteria by comparing the RDI per hour of the home polysomnography versus the (AHI) of the standard polysomnography. [ Time Frame: 1 night ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female subjects, aged 2 to 6 years old, requiring a polysomnography or admitted for intense snoring or suspected sleep apnea
  • Parents must have signed the inform consent form and be covered by the National Health Insurance Program.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Parents opposed to the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01720823

Hospices Civils de Lyon- Hôpital Femme Mère Enfant
Bron, France, 69677
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospices Civils de Lyon
Principal Investigator: Patricia FRANCO, MD Hospices Civils de Lyon- Hôpital Femme Mère Enfant

Responsible Party: Hospices Civils de Lyon Identifier: NCT01720823     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009.589
First Posted: November 2, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Keywords provided by Hospices Civils de Lyon:
Obstructive Sleep Apnea syndrome
Home monitoring

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