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Injection Snoreplasty: Comparison Between Ethanol and Ethanolamine Oleate

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2008 by University of Sao Paulo.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
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First received: December 5, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2008
History: No changes posted

SUMMARY INTRODUCTION: among various treatments for patients with primary snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), the injection snoreplasty arose as a promising alternative in some selected cases.

OBJECTIVE: to investigate the efficacy and tolerance of injection snoreplasty comparing Ethanol and Ethanolamine Oleate.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: Injection Snoreplasty

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Injection Snoreplasty: Comparison Between Ethanol and Ethanolamine Oleate. A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study in Human Patients

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Snoring [ Time Frame: 3 months after treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Ethanol Procedure: Injection Snoreplasty
Injection of 0,5 ml of the sclerosing agent into the soft palate (3 points)
Active Comparator: Ethanolamine Oleate Procedure: Injection Snoreplasty
Injection of 0,5 ml of the sclerosing agent into the soft palate (3 points)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Snoring
  • RDI < 15 /h

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 35
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00804037

University of São Paulo
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
Principal Investigator: Fabio TM Lorenzetti, MD University of São Paulo
Study Director: Michel B Cahali, PhD University of São Paulo
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Responsible Party: Fabio Lorenzetti, University of São Paulo Identifier: NCT00804037     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ORLHCFMUSP 1
Study First Received: December 5, 2008
Last Updated: December 5, 2008
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
Snoring and Mild Apnea

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Sounds
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Ethanolamine oleate
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Cardiovascular Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sclerosing Solutions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 20, 2014