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Last refreshed on: 12 December 2020
Main ID:  NCT02847975
Date of registration: 30/04/2014
Prospective Registration: No
Primary sponsor: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Public title: Sodium Nitrate to Improve Blood Flow
Scientific title: Sodium Nitrate to Improve Blood Flow
Date of first enrolment: October 2013
Target sample size: 11
Recruitment status: Completed
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: N/A. Intervention model: Single Group Assignment. Primary purpose: Basic Science. Masking: None (Open Label).  
Phase:  Phase 1
Countries of recruitment
United States
Name:     Ronald G Victor, MD
Affiliation:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Becker muscular dystrophy

- age 15-55 years of age

- ambulatory

Exclusion Criteria:

- hypertension, diabetes, or heart failure by standard clinical criteria

- elevated brain natriuretic peptide level (>100 pg/ml)

- Left ventricular ejection fraction < 50%

- cardiac rhythm disorder, specifically: rhythm other than sinus, supraventricular
tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, heart block

- continuous ventilatory support

- liver disease

- renal impairment

- history of asthma or bronchospasm

- use of any medications other than common supplements

- unable to perform handgrip exercise

Age minimum: 15 Years
Age maximum: 55 Years
Gender: Male
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Dietary Supplement: Sodium nitrate
Primary Outcome(s)
change in muscle tissue oxygenation [Time Frame: change from baseline to post treatment (3-4 hours)]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
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