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Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy


Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy




The purpose of this trial is to work out design issues prior to conducting a definitive phase 3 trial to determine whether treating sleep-related breathing disorders in people with epilepsy results in improvement in seizure control or an improvement in alertness during the day.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Device: continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
Device: Placebo-CPAP
Phase 2

Verified by Vanderbilt University March, 2011

Sponsored by: Vanderbilt University
Information provided by: Vanderbilt University identifier: NCT00047463

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Beth Malow, M.D., M.S.., Principal Investigator

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