Vocal cord marking for Sleep Apnea

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, CanadaSleep Apnea+1 MoreVocal cord marking - Procedure
< 18
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is comparing the use of vocal cord markings to the NTL method for intubating newborns.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sleep Apnea of Newborn
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 9 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 0-200 days

0 to 60 seconds
Airway injury observed during intubation (including blood, swollen cords, vocal cord redness)
Changes in Heart rate during intubation procedure
Changes in oxygen saturation during intubation procedure
Duration of Intubation procedure
0-200 days
Intraventricular hemorrhage all grades
Mortality in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Week 36
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia at
within 30 minutes after endotracheal intubation
Number of endotracheal tubes correctly placed within the trachea

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Vocal cord markings
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

292 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Vocal cord marking · No Placebo Group · N/A

Vocal cord markings
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Vocal cord marking · Intervention Types: Procedure
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Nostril-Tragus-Length · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 0-200 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of AlbertaLead Sponsor
824 Previous Clinical Trials
377,309 Total Patients Enrolled
Georg SchmolzerPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Alberta
4 Previous Clinical Trials
69 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are any fresh participants being added to this research project?

"According to information found on clinicaltrials.gov, enrolment is currently underway for this trial which was initially advertised on July 4th 2022 and last updated two days later." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are signing up for this research experiment?

"Indeed, the clinicaltrials.gov website reflect that this medical trial is actively enrolling patients since its initial post on July 4th 2022 and latest update on July 6th 2022. The study requires 292 participants to be recruited at 1 location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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