PAP Therapy Sleep Apnea and Exercise

U

University of Gaziantep

Status

Completed

Conditions

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01786291
uyku-cpet-1

Details and patient eligibility

About

Positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is generally offered to patients with obstructive sleep apnea. The investigators suggest that beneficial effects of PAP therapy is by preventing apneas and therefore reducing cardiac and pulmonary morbidities. The investigators sought to verify this by assessing cardiac and pulmonary function during exercise.

Enrollment

65 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • obstructive sleep apnea diagnosed by polysomnography
  • CPAP therapy indicated

Exclusion criteria

  • obstructive or restrictive lung disease
  • cardiac failure
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • inability to cycle

Trial design

65 participants in 2 patient groups

CPAP compliant
Description:
CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) compliant patients
CPAP non-compliant
Description:
patients who did not use CPAP therapy

Trial contacts and locations

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