The Effect of Positional Device on the Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients With Ischemic Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Supine positioning was reported to increase upper airway collapsibility, apnea frequency and duration. Positional therapy, designed to minimize supine sleep, was reported to be beneficial in the general sleep apnea population. As supine sleep is very common in stroke patients, positional therapy might also have therapeutic effects. Given differences between stroke patients with sleep apnea and the general sleep...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 9 February 2015.

1 Aug 2012 27 Sep 2012 1 Jul 2014 1 Jul 2014 1 Aug 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Crossover Assignment


  • Chungyao Chen, M.D.