Acute Intermittent Hypoxia for Spinal Cord Injury

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Spinal Cord InjuryAcute Intermittent Hypoxia - Other
18 - 60
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial uses MRI to study changes in the brain and spinal cord before and after Intermittent Hypoxia therapy in patients with chronic cervical spinal cord injury.

Eligible Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Immediately before and ~ 1-hour after AIH on the same day

Immediately before and ~ 1-hour after AIH on the same day
BOLD fMRI activation in motor cortex during isometric hand grip tasks
BOLD fMRI vascular reactivity to a breath-hold task

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Acute Intermittent Hypoxia
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

60 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Acute Intermittent Hypoxia · No Placebo Group · N/A

Acute Intermittent Hypoxia
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Acute Intermittent Hypoxia · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: immediately before and ~ 1-hour after aih on the same day

Who is running the clinical trial?

Northwestern UniversityLead Sponsor
1,455 Previous Clinical Trials
789,634 Total Patients Enrolled
Shirley Ryan AbilityLabOTHER
173 Previous Clinical Trials
13,642 Total Patients Enrolled
Molly G Bright, DPhilPrincipal InvestigatorNorthwestern University
1 Previous Clinical Trials
23 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 60 · All Participants · 9 Total Inclusion Criteria

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