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Evaluation of Aging, Autonomic Nervous System Activity and Cardiovascular Events (PROOF)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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First Posted: September 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2017
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Ministry of Health, France
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint Etienne
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Study Status: This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
  Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2021
  Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2021 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Saint Martin M, Labeix P, Garet M, Thomas T, Barthélémy JC, Collet P, Roche F, Sforza E. Does Subjective Sleep Affect Bone Mineral Density in Older People with Minimal Health Disorders? The PROOF Cohort. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Nov 15;12(11):1461-1469.
Sforza E, Celle S, Saint-Martin M, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Hippocampus volume and subjective sleepiness in older people with sleep-disordered breathing: a preliminary report. J Sleep Res. 2016 Apr;25(2):190-3. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12367. Epub 2015 Dec 14.
Sforza E, Pichot V, Martin MS, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Prevalence and determinants of subjective sleepiness in healthy elderly with unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Med. 2015 Aug;16(8):981-6. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.03.010. Epub 2015 Apr 15.
Sforza E, Sabri M, DaCosta A, Isaaz K, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Echocardiographic Findings in Healthy Elderly People with Unrecognized Sleep Disordered Breathing. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Sep 15;11(9):975-80. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5006.
Saint Martin M, Roche F, Thomas-Anterion C, Barthélémy JC, Sforza E; PROgnostic OF cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events study group. Eight-year parallel change in baroreflex sensitivity and memory function in a sample of healthy older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Feb;63(2):270-5. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13252. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
Martin MS, Sforza E, Roche F, Barthélémy JC, Thomas-Anterion C; PROOF study group. Sleep breathing disorders and cognitive function in the elderly: an 8-year follow-up study. the proof-synapse cohort. Sleep. 2015 Feb 1;38(2):179-87. doi: 10.5665/sleep.4392.
Sforza E, Saint Martin M, Barthelemy JC, Roche F. Association of self-reported sleep and hypertension in non-insomniac elderly subjects. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Sep 15;10(9):965-71. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.4026.
Saint Martin M, Sforza E, Thomas-Anterion C, Barthélémy JC, Roche F; PROOF Study Group. Baroreflex sensitivity, vascular risk factors, and cognitive function in a healthy elderly population: the PROOF cohort. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Dec;61(12):2096-102. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12548. Epub 2013 Nov 26.
Sforza E, Thomas T, Barthélémy JC, Collet P, Roche F. Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with preserved bone mineral density in healthy elderly subjects. Sleep. 2013 Oct 1;36(10):1509-15. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3046.
Martin MS, Sforza E, Barthélémy JC, Thomas-Anterion C, Roche F. Sleep perception in non-insomniac healthy elderly: a 3-year longitudinal study. Rejuvenation Res. 2014 Feb;17(1):11-8. doi: 10.1089/rej.2013.1457.
Chouchou F, Pichot V, Pépin JL, Tamisier R, Celle S, Maudoux D, Garcin A, Lévy P, Barthélémy JC, Roche F; PROOF Study Group. Sympathetic overactivity due to sleep fragmentation is associated with elevated diurnal systolic blood pressure in healthy elderly subjects: the PROOF-SYNAPSE study. Eur Heart J. 2013 Jul;34(28):2122-31, 2131a. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht208. Epub 2013 Jun 11.
Degache F, Sforza E, Dauphinot V, Celle S, Garcin A, Collet P, Pichot V, Barthélémy JC, Roche F; PROOF Study Group. Relation of central fat mass to obstructive sleep apnea in the elderly. Sleep. 2013 Apr 1;36(4):501-7. doi: 10.5665/sleep.2532.
Dauphinot V, Rouch I, Kossovsky MP, Pichot V, Dorey JM, Krolak-Salmon P, Laurent B, Roche F, Barthélémy JC. Depressive symptoms and autonomic nervous system dysfunction in an elderly population-based study: the PROOF study. J Affect Disord. 2012 Dec 20;143(1-3):153-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.05.045. Epub 2012 Aug 19.
Sforza E, Gauthier M, Crawford-Achour E, Pichot V, Maudoux D, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. A 3-year longitudinal study of sleep disordered breathing in the elderly. Eur Respir J. 2012 Sep;40(3):665-72. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00133011. Epub 2012 Mar 9.
Tønnesen P, Lauri H, Perfekt R, Mann K, Batra A. Efficacy of a nicotine mouth spray in smoking cessation: a randomised, double-blind trial. Eur Respir J. 2012 Sep;40(3):548-54. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00155811. Epub 2012 Feb 9.
Assoumou HG, Bertholon F, Barthélémy JC, Pichot V, Celle S, Gosse P, Gaspoz JM, Roche F. Alteration of baroreflex sensitivity in the elderly: the relationship with metabolic syndrome components. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Mar 8;155(2):333-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.12.050. Epub 2012 Jan 10.
Sforza E, Chouchou F, Pichot V, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Heart rate increment in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea in an older population. Sleep Med. 2012 Jan;13(1):21-8. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2011.04.011. Epub 2011 Nov 21.
Dauphinot V, Barthélémy JC, Pichot V, Celle S, Sforza E, Achour-Crawford E, Gosse P, Roche F. Autonomic activation during sleep and new-onset ambulatory hypertension in the elderly. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Feb 23;155(1):155-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.10.097. Epub 2011 Nov 9.
Ntougou Assoumou HG, Pichot V, Barthelemy JC, Dauphinot V, Celle S, Collet P, Gaspoz JM, Roche F. Obesity-related autonomic nervous system disorders are best associated with body fat mass index, a new indicator. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Nov 17;153(1):111-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.09.031. Epub 2011 Oct 2.
Chouchou F, Sforza E, Celle S, Pichot V, Maudoux D, Garcin A, Barthélémy JC, Roche F; PROOF Study Group. Pulse transit time in screening sleep disordered breathing in an elderly population: the PROOF-SYNAPSE study. Sleep. 2011 Aug 1;34(8):1051-9. doi: 10.5665/SLEEP.1160.
Castro-Lionard K, Thomas-Antérion C, Crawford-Achour E, Rouch I, Trombert-Paviot B, Barthélémy JC, Laurent B, Roche F, Gonthier R. Can maintaining cognitive function at 65 years old predict successful ageing 6 years later? The PROOF study. Age Ageing. 2011 Mar;40(2):259-65. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afq174. Epub 2011 Jan 20.
Sforza E, Chouchou F, Collet P, Pichot V, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnoea in an elderly French population. Eur Respir J. 2011 May;37(5):1137-43. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00043210. Epub 2010 Sep 3.

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