The Validity of Forced Expiratory Maneuvers in Ataxia Telangiectasia Studied Longitudinally
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||Sheba Medical Center|
|Start date||July 2009|
|End date||July 2009|
|Trial size||28 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00951886, SHEBA-08-5418-OE-CTIL|
Rationale: Forced spirometry maneuvers are not routinely performed in patients with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T), even though they suffer from respiratory illnesses.
Objectives: To study the feasibility and validity of forced spirometry in A-T patients.
Methods: Patients will perform spirometry during clinical visits. Parameters studied will be technical quality, relation to predicted values, age, pulmonary illness, body mass index, mutational status and mutation.
|United States||No locations recruiting|
|Other countries||No locations recruiting|
time frame: 3 years
Male or female participants from 3 years up to 20 years old.
- Patients with proven Ataxia Telangiectasia
- inability to perform spirometry
|Official title||The Validity of Forced Expiratory Maneuvers in Ataxia Teleangiectasia Studied Longitudinally|
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