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The purpose of this study is to examine if the ingestion of a standard dose of sildenafil enhances the athletic performance of competitive athletes when exercising in a high pollutant environment verses a low air pollutant environment.
This study will evaluate effects of sildenafil on exercise performance while breathing high levels of emission exhaust ultrafine and fine particulate matter. Exercise performance will be measured by work accumulation (total kJ) during a 6-min maximal effort cycle ergometer ride (CER) done immediately after 30 min cycling at 75% of 6 min mean watts determined from familiarization trial. Peak oxygen consumption, cardiac output, pulmonary artery pressure, diffusion capacity(DLco), and SaO2 will be determined for each trial. Blood and urine will be analyzed for sildenafil using LC/MS.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:14:58-0400
Sildenafil is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor that can exert a nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation effect, so it's considered one of the preferred agents especially in hypoxia induced pulmona...
This is a clinical research study designed to evaluate sildenafil for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in children, aged 1 to 17 years. The purpose of the study is to asse...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the mid-term treatment with sildenafil in patients with persistent moderate or severe pulmonary hypertension (PH) after a ...
Sildenafil is a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor that has been approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension with orphan drug designation. Sildenafil modulates the nitric oxid...
To evaluate the effect of three doses of oral sildenafil (20, 40 and 80 mg three times a day [TID]) on exercise capacity, as measured by the 6-Minute Walk test, as well as the safety and t...
Persistent pulmonary hypertension is a serious disease among new-borns. Inhaled nitric oxide is first line of therapy along with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pulmonary vasodilators such as sil...
The phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor sildenafil was developed for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. The authors investigated the efficacy and safety of sildenafil in the early postoperative period...
Sildenafil is a pulmonary vasodilator that has potential to mitigate the decrement in endurance performance caused by hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction. The purpose of this study was to determine the...
Response to letter from dr Altmayer regarding publication "Sequential treatment with sildenafil and riociguat in patients with persistent or inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension improves functional class and pulmonary hemodynamics".
Pulmonary hypertension may be a consequence of intrinsic elevation in pulmonary vasculature resistance or complicate numerous other conditions affecting the cardiac and respiratory systems. In this re...
A PHOSPHODIESTERASE TYPE-5 INHIBITOR; VASODILATOR AGENT and UROLOGICAL AGENT that is used in the treatment of ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION and PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION.
Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.
Familial or idiopathic hypertension in the PULMONARY CIRCULATION which is not secondary to other disease.
A prostaglandin that is a powerful vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation. It is biosynthesized enzymatically from PROSTAGLANDIN ENDOPEROXIDES in human vascular tissue. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY).
A multisystemic disorder characterized by a sensorimotor polyneuropathy (POLYNEUROPATHIES), organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and pigmentary skin changes. Other clinical features which may be present include EDEMA; CACHEXIA; microangiopathic glomerulopathy; pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY); cutaneous necrosis; THROMBOCYTOSIS; and POLYCYTHEMIA. This disorder is frequently associated with osteosclerotic myeloma. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1335; Rev Med Interne 1997;18(7):553-62)
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