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Sleep Apnea in Acromegaly After Surgery

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03526016
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 16, 2018
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jinwoo Lee, Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:

Sleep apnea is common in acromegaly and both diseases are independently associated with hypertension and insulin resistance contributing to increased morbidity and mortality. Respiratory polygraphy is a simpler alternative to in-laboratory polysomnography for the management of more symptomatic patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of sleep apnea by respiratory polygraphy, and to analyze the effect of transsphenoidal surgery on sleep apnea.

Condition or disease
Sleep Apnea

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Transsphenoidal Surgery on Sleep Apnea in Patients With Acromegaly
Actual Study Start Date : February 21, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2021

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Sleep Apnea

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Respiratory disturbance index [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months after transsphenoidal surgery ]
    Changes in respiratory events during sleep

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Tertiary referral hospital

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with newly diagnosed acromegaly

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients who can not undergo transsphenoidal surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03526016

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Contact: Jinwoo Lee, MD 82-2-2072-7593

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110744
Contact: Jinwoo Lee, MD    82-2-2072-7593   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
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Responsible Party: Jinwoo Lee, Associate professor, Seoul National University Hospital Identifier: NCT03526016    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1802032919
First Posted: May 16, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2019
Last Verified: December 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Jinwoo Lee, Seoul National University Hospital:
Sleep Apnea
Transsphenoidal surgery
Respiratory polygraphy
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases