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Chronic Sildenafil for Severe Diaphragmatic Hernia

STATUS: Terminated

SPONSORS:
University of California, San Francisco
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test if sildenafil is effective in the treatment of infants with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (determined by the presence of prolonged pulmonary hypertension or prolonged oxygen supplementation on mechanical ventilation), as measured by the estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure following treatment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Official Title

Chronic Sildenafil for Severe Diaphragmatic Hernia

Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study: N/A - 42 Days

Genders Eligible for Study

Both

Location and Contact Information

More Information

Study ID Numbers: K23HL79922-01

Date study started: February 2006

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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on September 18, 2014

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