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BiPAP for Cardiomyopathy With Central Sleep Apnea

This study has been completed.
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Nagoya University Identifier:
First received: January 26, 2006
Last updated: January 27, 2006
Last verified: June 2000

We investigated whether treatment of central sleep apnea-hypopnea with bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM) would improve LV function.

Condition Intervention
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Device: bilevel positive airway pressure
Device: bilevel positive airway pressure (Device)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Nagoya University:

Study Start Date: June 2000

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • a history of alcohol abuse, diabetes mellitus, endocrine disorders, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00282789

Nagoya University of Health Sciences
Nagoya, Japan, 461-8673
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nagoya University
Study Chair: Mitsuhiro Yokota, MD,PhD Department of Cardiovascular Genome Science, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00282789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NU-06-A-0002
Study First Received: January 26, 2006
Last Updated: January 27, 2006
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2014