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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00484263




Registration number
NCT00484263
Ethics application status
Date submitted
7/06/2007
Date registered
8/06/2007
Date last updated
23/06/2011

Titles & IDs
Public title
The Long Term Effect of Inhaled Hypertonic Saline (6%) in Patients With Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis
Scientific title
The Long Term Effect of Inhaled Hypertonic Saline (6%) in Patients With Non-cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis.
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
T10716
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Bronchiectasis 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Respiratory 0 0 0 0
Other respiratory disorders / diseases

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Hypertonic saline 6% -

Active Comparator: 1 -


Treatment: Drugs: Hypertonic saline 6% -
Hypertonic saline (6%) - 5mls twice a day via a nebuliser for 12 months

Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Number of pulmonary exacerbations
Timepoint [1] 0 0
One year
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
- St George Respiratory questionnaire - Leicester Cough Questionnaire - Lung Function Tests
Timepoint [1] 0 0
One year

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- diagnosis of bronchiectasis on high resolution computer tomography

- at least 2 respiratory exacerbations per year over the past 2 years

- producing sputum daily

- in a stable clinical state

- over 18 years of age.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- cystic fibrosis

- Positive response to hypertonic saline challenge - FEV 1 decreased by = 15%

- FEV 1 = 1L

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s
The people administering the treatment/s
The people assessing the outcomes
The people analysing the results/data
Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
VIC
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
The Alfred Hospital - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
3126 - Melbourne

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
The Alfred
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the daily inhalation of nebulised
hypertonic saline (6%) will decrease the incidence of pulmonary exacerbations and increase
the quality of life for people with non cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00484263
Trial related presentations / publications
Elkins MR, Robinson M, Rose BR, Harbour C, Moriarty CP, Marks GB, Belousova EG, Xuan W, Bye PT; National Hypertonic Saline in Cystic Fibrosis (NHSCF) Study Group. A controlled trial of long-term inhaled hypertonic saline in patients with cystic fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jan 19;354(3):229-40.
Kellett F, Redfern J, Niven RM. Evaluation of nebulised hypertonic saline (7%) as an adjunct to physiotherapy in patients with stable bronchiectasis. Respir Med. 2005 Jan;99(1):27-31.
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Anne Holland, PhD, BAppSc
Address 0 0
The Alfred
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications