Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Cerebrovascular Disease (Go To Sleep)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2009
Results First Posted : September 1, 2015
Last Update Posted : June 14, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Transient Ischemic Attack
Intervention: Procedure: CPAP Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Intervention The intervention group received unattended polysomnography and auto-titrating CPAP if sleep apnea was diagnosed
Control The control group received usual clinical care which may include receipt of sleep diagnostic and therapeutic services

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Intervention   Control
STARTED   110   115 
COMPLETED   92   109 

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Baseline Measures
   Intervention   Control   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 110   115   225 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 69.7  (10.4)   70.2  (10.1)   70  (10) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      1   0.9%      5   4.3%      6   2.7% 
Male      109  99.1%      110  95.7%      219  97.3% 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Rate   [ Time Frame: The entire study period (baseline and up to one-year) ]

2.  Primary:   Hypertension Control   [ Time Frame: One year ]

3.  Secondary:   Sleep Apnea Treatment Rate   [ Time Frame: One year ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dawn M. Bravata, MD
Organization: Department of Veterans Affairs
phone: 317-988-2676

Publications of Results:
Other Publications:
Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton HJ, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Magid D, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Schreiner PJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB; American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2013 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Jan 1;127(1):e6-e245. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31828124ad. Epub 2012 Dec 12. Review. Erratum in: Circulation. 2013 Jan 1;127(1):doi:10.1161/CIR.0b013e31828124ad. Circulation. 2013 Jun 11;127(23):e841.

Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development Identifier: NCT00984308     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00807417
Other Study ID Numbers: IIR 06-233
First Submitted: September 24, 2009
First Posted: September 25, 2009
Results First Submitted: March 31, 2015
Results First Posted: September 1, 2015
Last Update Posted: June 14, 2017