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BiPAP for Cardiomyopathy With Central Sleep Apnea

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00282789
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 30, 2006
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Nagoya University

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dilated Cardiomyopathy Device: bilevel positive airway pressure Device: bilevel positive airway pressure (Device) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : June 2000

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00282789

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Nagoya University of Health Sciences
Nagoya, Japan, 461-8673
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nagoya University
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Study Chair: Mitsuhiro Yokota, MD,PhD Department of Cardiovascular Genome Science, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
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Other Study ID Numbers: NU-06-A-0002
First Posted: January 27, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 30, 2006
Last Verified: June 2000
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases