This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition ataxia telangiectasia
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

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective retrospective

Primary Outcomes

spirometry measurements
time frame: 3 years

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 3 years up to 20 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with proven Ataxia Telangiectasia Exclusion Criteria: - inability to perform spirometry

Additional Information

Official title The Validity of Forced Expiratory Maneuvers in Ataxia Teleangiectasia Studied Longitudinally
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in August 2009.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Sheba Medical Center.