To Study the Impact of CPAP on Gait Parameters in OSA Patients
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||obstructive sleep apnea|
|Sponsor||University Hospital, Geneva|
|Start date||August 2009|
|End date||August 2009|
|Trial size||35 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02061046, PRD 10-II-7|
To study the impact of CPAP therapy on gait in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
OSA patients assessed before and after 8 weeks of CPAP therapy
Gait parameters: gait velocity [m/s]
time frame: 8 weeks
Male or female participants of any age.
Inclusion Criteria: - OSA patients newly diagnosed Exclusion Criteria: - acute medical illness in the past months - neurological and psychiatric diseases - orthopaedic, rheumatologic or any sensory conditions affecting normal walking
|Official title||Impact of the CPAP on Gait in OSA Patients|
|Principal investigator||Gilles Allali, MD/PhD|
|Description||To study the impact of CPAP therapy on gait velocity and temproral gait in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome using the SMTEC system. Patients will be assessed before and 8 weeks after CPAP therapy.|
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