This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition sleep apnea, obstructive
Treatment lateral pharyngoplasty
Sponsor Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual
Start date March 2011
End date November 2012
Trial size 15 participants
Trial identifier NCT01427075, 018/11


This study will evaluate the pharynx in patients undergoing lateral pharyngoplasty for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea through MRI, before and 6 months after surgery.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation non-randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
lateral pharyngoplasty
lateral pharyngoplasty
tonsilectomy and lateral pharyngoplasty

Primary Outcomes

expansion of pharynx
time frame: 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome Exclusion Criteria: - MRI contraindications

Additional Information

Official title Evaluation of the Pharynx Through MRI in Patients Undergoing Lateral Pharyngoplasty for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Principal investigator CAROLINA AF VIEIRA, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in April 2012.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual.