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Rhinosinusitis disorders are almost regularly associated to Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The basic defect in CF is a dysfunction of chloride channels in exocrine glands which equally concerns upper airway mucosa. It leard to retention of secretions and consecutive chronic inflammation with bacterial superinfection.
In CF rhinosinusitis can restrict quality of life, give cause to repeated ear, nose, and throat (ENT) surgery and accelerate disease progression by bacterial akquisition into the airways.
The multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, prospective clinical trial aims at the evaluation of a sino-nasal inhalation of NaCl 6% compared to isotonic saline with respect to ENT-related quality of life which is influenced by mucus retention and the resulting inflammation.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
NaCl 6%, NaCl 0,9%
Not yet recruiting
University of Jena
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:12-0400
evaluate efficacy and safety of IV administration of potassium chloride (KCl) plus 0.9%NaCl compare with KCl plus half-strength normal saline solution (0.45%NaCl) in correcting hypokalemia
Hyperosmotic solutions of 1.5% and 3% NaCl are equally effective for brain relaxation and microcirculation during brain surgery. The effect of 1.5% NaCl on postoperative natremia and natri...
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease caused by mutation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of miglust...
Prospective double-blinded randomized clinical study. Aim of the study is to compare the effectiveness of Caphosol mouth rinses in prevention of oral mucositis as compared to 0.9% NaCl rin...
Exercise is an important clinical feature in cystic fibrosis. Better exercise capacity has been associated with better patient outcomes and quality of life. Exercise-induced bronchospasm...
High levels of NaCl in the diet are associated with both cardiac and renal fibrosis, but whether salt intake affects pulmonary fibrosis has not been examined.
Efforts to reduce NaCl content in meat products hinge on gaining a deeper understanding of how NaCl content shapes product changes during the salting process. Bovine semitendinosus muscle samples were...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate hearing impairment in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) may be related to more rapid progression of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease.
The seagrass Zostera marina L. shows optimal growth in marine water and reduced growth under low salinity conditions. However, little is known about the molecular mechanisms underlying its adaptation ...
An autosomal recessive genetic disease of the EXOCRINE GLANDS. It is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRANSMEMBRANE CONDUCTANCE REGULATOR expressed in several organs including the LUNG, the PANCREAS, the BILIARY SYSTEM, and the SWEAT GLANDS. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by epithelial secretory dysfunction associated with ductal obstruction resulting in AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION; chronic RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS; PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY; maldigestion; salt depletion; and HEAT PROSTRATION.
A chloride channel that regulates secretion in many exocrine tissues. Abnormalities in the CFTR gene have been shown to cause cystic fibrosis. (Hum Genet 1994;93(4):364-8)
A strain of mice widely studied as a model for cystic fibrosis. These mice are generated from embryonic stem cells in which the CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator) gene is inactivated by gene targeting. As a result, all mice have one copy of this altered gene in all their tissues. Mice homozygous for the disrupted gene exhibit many features common to young cystic fibrosis patients, including failure to thrive, meconium ileus, and alteration of mucous and serous glands.
Hypertonic sodium chloride solution. A solution having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution (0.9 g NaCl in 100 ml purified water).
An inherited renal disorder characterized by defective NaCl reabsorption in the convoluted DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE leading to HYPOKALEMIA. In contrast with BARTTER SYNDROME, Gitelman syndrome includes hypomagnesemia and normocalcemic hypocalciuria, and is caused by mutations in the thiazide-sensitive SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS.
Affecting over 8,500 people in the UK, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK's most common life-threatening inherited diseases. Around half of the CF population can expect to live over 38 years, although improvements in treatments mean a baby born ...
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