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Effects of Supplementary Oxygen on Dyspnoea and Exercise Tolerance in COPD Patients Given LTOT

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00249093
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 7, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to evaluate effects of supplementary oxygen during exercise on dyspnoea and exercise tolerance in COPD-patients given long-time oxygen treatment

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
COPD Drug: oxygen

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Study Start Date : October 2005
Study Completion Date : April 2007

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Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. dyspnea
  2. exercise tolerance

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD patients (male/female)given long-term oxygen treatment
  • Able to perform two separate walking tests

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe heart failure
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00249093

Hakadal, Norway, 1485
Sponsors and Collaborators
LHL Helse
The norwegian association for heart and lung patients
Principal Investigator: Morten S Ryg, dr philos LHL Helse
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00249093     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: G25-1
First Posted: November 7, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007