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Main ID:  NCT02147639
Date of registration: 25/03/2014
Prospective Registration: No
Primary sponsor: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Public title: Effects of Sodium Nitrate on Blood Flow in Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Scientific title:
Date of first enrolment: October 2013
Target sample size: 19
Recruitment status: Completed
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Non-Randomized. Intervention model: Single Group Assignment. Primary purpose: Other. Masking: None (Open Label).  
Phase:  Phase 2/Phase 3
Countries of recruitment
United States
Name:     Ronald G Victor, MD
Affiliation:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Men 15-55 years of age with a pre-existing diagnosis of Becker Muscular Dystrophy by a
clinical neurologist (based on clinical criteria plus previous muscle biopsy analysis
and/or DNA analysis).

Exclusion Criteria:

- Any evidence of cardiopulmonary disease by history or by physical examination

- History of hypertension or blood pressure averaging =140/90 mmHg

- Diabetes mellitus or other systemic illness

- Heart failure by clinical exam, elevated BNP, or heart failure medication

- Serum creatinine = 1.5 mg/dL

- Any history of substance abuse (including alcohol)

- Any history of psychiatric illness

Age minimum: 15 Years
Age maximum: 45 Years
Gender: Male
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Dietary Supplement: Placebo
Dietary Supplement: Sodium Nitrate
Dietary Supplement: Sodium Nitrate - double dose
Procedure: Increased exercise intensity
Primary Outcome(s)
Skeletal muscle blood flow [Time Frame: 24 hours after initial visit]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
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