Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
05/01/2016
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 Mark W E Elliott

ORCID ID

Contact details

Respiratory Medicine
Gledhow Wing
St James's University Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436146550

Study information

Scientific title

A pilot study of overtone singing as a treatment for snoring

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Snoring is a very common problem for which there is no very affective treatment. Snoring occurs because of loss of tone during sleep in the pharygeal muscle leading to partial obstruction. Voice exercises targeted to increase tone in these muscles might therefore be expected to reduce snoring, and there is some anecdotal evidence in support of this. We wish to perform a rather larger pilot study of the use of "overtone" singing in a group of 10 snorers with a view to proceeding to a more definitive prospective randomised controlled trial.

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

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Snoring

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Objectively measured snoring

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/03/2004

Overall trial end date

01/03/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with snoring attending the sleep clinic at St James' University Hospital

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

10

Participant exclusion criteria

Patient refusal

Recruitment start date

01/03/2004

Recruitment end date

01/03/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

St James's University Hospital
Leeds
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding

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

05/01/2016: no publications found on PubMed.