Ventilatory Response After Non Invasive Ventilation in Type 1 Myotonic Dystrophy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02880735|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 26, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2016
It has been suggested that patients with Myotonic Dystrophy type 1 have primary altered ventilatory response to chemical stimuli and chronic hypoventilation is related not always to muscle weakness. Also, it is known that Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation can improve ventilatory response to chemical stimuli, especially to hypercapnia.
This study evaluates the effect of Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation on ventilatory response in patients with Type 1 Myotonic Dystrophy, the ventilatory response to chemical stimuli will be measured before and after mechanical ventilation in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Myotonic Dystrophy 1 Steinert Disease||Device: Non Invasive Ventilation.||Not Applicable|
Type 1 Myotonic Dystrophy is a hereditary neuromuscular disease with an autosomal dominant pattern whose prevalence is 1/8000 inhabitants and is the most common muscular dystrophy in adults. It is multisystem disease and is characterized by myotonia, progressive muscle loss and a wide spectrum of manifestations.
Myotonic dystrophy type 1 causes a high impact on health and quality of life of patients as functional impairment can reach the incapacity and total dependence in basic activities of daily living. As in most neuromuscular diseases, progressive muscle weakness at some point in the evolution affects the respiratory muscles. However, in some patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 it has been observed that muscle weakness does not explain ventilatory failure, and is believed to be due to a primary reduction in the central ventilatory response to hypercapnia present in this disease.
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation (NIV) is a long-term treatment that provides ventilatory assistance through an interface that does not invade the airway and currently can be provided to patients in the home environment; It is a resource that has shown to improve the quality of life, daytime gas exchange and survival in patients with neuromuscular diseases, even when used only during sleep. It is not clear the mechanism by which NIV during daytime sleep improves gas exchange in patients with neuromuscular diseases, even in advanced stages where breathing muscles effectors are severely affected.
It has been proposed that NIV used during sleep can improve the sensitivity of the respiratory center to carbon dioxide but this has not been demonstrated in patients with Type 1 Myotonic Dystrophy, to answer this question, it is proposed to compare the central ventilatory response to chemical stimuli after a period of NIV in patients with Type 1 Myotonic Dystrophy.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||27 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Effect of Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation on Ventilatory Response in Patients With Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1|
|Study Start Date :||September 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2018|
Experimental: Non Invasive Ventilation.
It will provide noninvasive mechanical ventilation with the following specifications:
Bilevel devices: Pressurized bilevel mode Spontaneous/Time. Interface: Facial mask Usage: During sleep Frequency: Daily Duration: Three months.
Device: Non Invasive Ventilation.
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation through oronasal mask. Mode: Bilevel with rate backup (spontaneous/time). Inspiratory Pressure: 30-10, Expiratory Pressure : 4-15, Backup Rate;14-25 rpm. Use Time: During Sleep.
- Ventilatory Response to Chemical Stimuli [ Time Frame: Three months ]Increase the minute volume per unit of hypercapnia or hypoxemia, in a test of acute stimulation.
- Health Related Quality of Life Measured by Short Form 36 (SF-36) [ Time Frame: Three months ]Scale for measuring the quality of life related to health in 8 domains (vitality, physical functioning, bodily pain, general health perception, physical role functioning, emotional role functioning, social role functioning, mental health), each rated from 0 to 100%. The higher score means better quality of life.
- Dyspnoea evaluated by the modified scale of the Medical Research Council (mMRC) [ Time Frame: Three months ]Rate dyspnea at 5 degrees from 0 to 5. 0: Not troubled by breathless except on strenuous exercise. 1: Short of breath when hurrying on a level or when walking up a slight hill. 2: Walks slower than most people on the level, stops after a mile or so, or stops after 15 minutes walking at own pace. 3: Stops for breath after walking 100 yards, or after a few minutes on level ground. 4: Too breathless to leave the house, or breathless when dressing/undressing.
- Sleep Quality assessed by The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) [ Time Frame: three months ]Assesses sleep quality. Contains 19 questions, each weighted on a 0-3 interval scale. A global PSQI score is taken from the survey, with lower scores correlating to better sleep quality.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02880735
|Contact: Martha G Torres Fraga, MD||(52) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Jose L Carrillo Alduenda, MD||(52)5554871700 ext email@example.com|
|National Institute Of Respiratory Diseases||Recruiting|
|Mexico, Mexico, 14080|
|Contact: Martha G Torres Fraga, MD (52)5556668640 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Martha G Torres Fraga, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Jose L Carrillo Alduenda, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Luis Torre Bouscoulet, PhD|
|Sub-Investigator: Oscar Hernandez Hernandez, PhD|
|Study Chair:||Rogelio Perez Padilla, MD||National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico|
|Principal Investigator:||Martha G Torres Fraga, MD||National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico|