VivAer Patients for Airway Blockage

NorthShore Skokie Hospital, Skokie, IL
Airway Blockage+6 More ConditionsVivAer Stylus - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial studies an outpatient procedure (VivAer) that uses radiofrequency heating to gently reshape the tissues in the nose to improve airflow and reduce refractory nasal obstruction.

Eligible Conditions
  • Airway Blockage
  • Somatic Symptoms Disorder
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS)
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Airway Remodeling

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: This will be administered before the VivAer procedure and at 4, 12, and 24 weeks post procedure.

Week 24
NOSE Score
PNIF Measurement
SNOT-22 Score

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

VivAer Patients
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

25 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: VivAer Patients · No Placebo Group · N/A

VivAer Patients
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: VivAer Stylus · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: this will be administered before the vivaer procedure and at 4, 12, and 24 weeks post procedure.

Who is running the clinical trial?

NorthShore University HealthSystemLead Sponsor
116 Previous Clinical Trials
736,088 Total Patients Enrolled
Joseph Raviv, MDPrincipal InvestigatorNorthShore University HealthSystem
Auddie Sweis, MDPrincipal InvestigatorNorthShore University HealthSystem

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have tried external or internal nasal dilators, Q-Tip or curette test, or the Cottle Maneuver and have found relief from your symptoms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any opportunities to join this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. presents evidence that this trial is actively enrolling participants, with the initial posting date of October 7th 2022 and most recent update on December 4th 2022. This clinical trial requires 25 patients between two medical facilities." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many individuals have volunteered to take part in this scientific experiment?

"Affirmative. contains evidence that this clinical trial, initially published on October 7th 2022, is seeking participants. The total number of desired enrollees is 25 and they need to come from two distinct sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.