Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
10/10/2002
Date assigned
10/10/2002
Last edited
01/07/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr E Yu

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

821007

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Voice disorders

Intervention

Patients will be randomly assigned to either the treatment or non-treatment group:
1. Treatment group: each subject in the treatment group will receive a structured voice therapy programme individually. The program consists of 10 weekly sessions involving vocal hygiene education and vocal exercises
2. Control group: the non-treatment group will receive no therapy for 10 weeks before being given voice therapy

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1998

Overall trial end date

01/01/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Subjects with voice disorders should have one of the following pathologies:
1.1. Vocal nodule
1.2. Vocal polyp
1.3. Cysts
1.4. Chronic laryngitis
1.5. Odema
2. Must have normal hearing
3. Aged between 21 to 50 years old
4. Must be non-smokers
5. Consume less than one standard alcohol drink a day
6. Had not received any voice therapy
7. Not professional voice users (e.g., singers, actors, etc)

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/01/1998

Recruitment end date

01/01/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Hong Kong

Trial participating centre

Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
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Hong Kong

Sponsor information

Organisation

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund (Hong Kong)

Sponsor details

Health Welfare and Food Bureau
Government Secretariat
HKSAR
20th floor Murray Building
Garden Road
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Hong Kong
+852 (0)2973 8288
hsrf@hwfb.gov.hk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.fhb.gov.hk/grants/english/funds/funds_hhsrf/funds_hhsrf_abt/funds_hhsrf_abt.html

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund (Hong Kong)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes