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Hypertension and Sleep Disordered Breathing in Pediatrics

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2010 by Winthrop University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: October 6, 2009
Last updated: May 11, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
The primary objective is to determine the prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in children with primary hypertension or pre hypertension. The secondary objectives are to determine any association factors for children with primary hypertension or prehypertension to have sleep disordered breathing be it gender, age, body mass index (BMI), family history (hx) or ethnic group.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Hypertension and Sleep Disordered Breathing in Pediatrics

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Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: October 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
This is an exploratory, cross sectional study involving identification of the children of the age between 10 years and 17 years diagnosed with primary hypertension who have not been previously diagnosed and or treated for sleep disordered breathing with the revised pediatric sleep questionaire (PSQ) for sleep disordered breathing. The subjects that have shown interest will be mailed the informed consent/assent form to tbe reviewed. The consent/assent form will be handed to the child and all their questions and concerns will be answered in a comprehensible manner.

Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
children aged 10 to 17 years who have been diagnosed with primary hypertension

Inclusion Criteria:

  • aged 10 to 17 years old diagnosed with primary hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • refused to participate in the study
  • children to secondary hypertension
  • previously diagnosed with sleep disordered breathing
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00990899

Contact: Melodi Pirzada, MD 516-663-4600
Contact: Roopa Siddaiah, MBBS 516-663-4600

United States, New York
Winthrop University Hospital Recruiting
Mineola, New York, United States, 11501
Contact: MELODI PIRZADA, MD    516-663-4600   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Winthrop University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Melodi Pirzada, MD Winthrop University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pirzada, Melodi, MD, Winthrop-University Hospital Identifier: NCT00990899     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08025 
Study First Received: October 6, 2009
Last Updated: May 11, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Winthrop University Hospital:
obstructive sleep apnea

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Respiratory Aspiration
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on October 26, 2016