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Effects of CPAP Treatment of OSA in Patients With Heart Failure

2014-07-23 21:08:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if treatment of OSA with the CPAP device makes a difference to insulin resistance and heart disease.

Description

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been seen frequently in persons who develop insulin resistance and heart disease. Insulin resistance is a condition in which the body produces insulin but does not use it properly. Insulin helps the body use glucose for energy. Insulin resistance increases the chance of developing type II diabetes and heart disease.

One method of treatment for OSA is with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). This treatment is given by a device named CPAP. There are many different types of CPAPs available on the market that are FDA approved.

The purpose of this study is to see if treatment of OSA with the CPAP device makes a difference to insulin resistance and heart disease. This study will measure insulin resistance by testing the glucose level in the blood, and testing the levels of special protein found in blood, that are known to increase the sensitivity to insulin and decrease progression of heart disease. The heart disease will be measured by cardiac MRI. Glucose testing and cardiac MRI's are normal testing procedures for people who have OSA and heart disease, however will be conducted more frequently than normal and therefore are for research purposes. The specialized blood testing is for research purposes only.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Intervention

CPAP Treatment

Location

The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus
Ohio
United States
43221

Status

Recruiting

Source

Ohio State University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:54-0400

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A condition associated with multiple episodes of sleep apnea which are distinguished from obstructive sleep apnea (SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE) by the complete cessation of efforts to breathe. This disorder is associated with dysfunction of central nervous system centers that regulate respiration. This condition may be idiopathic (primary) or associated with lower brain stem lesions; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (LUNG DISEASES, OBSTRUCTIVE); HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE; medication effect; and other conditions. Sleep maintenance is impaired, resulting in daytime hypersomnolence. Primary central sleep apnea is frequently associated with obstructive sleep apnea. When both forms are present the condition is referred to as mixed sleep apnea (see SLEEP APNEA SYNDROMES). (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p395; Neurol Clin 1996;14(3):611-28)

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