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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
and you are
between 2 and 16
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Tonsil surgery for children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea have significant post operative morbidity including pain and occasionally bleeding. This morbidity is partly caused by post surgical inflammation. This inflammatory process can be quantified using various proinflammatory cytokines. the goal of this study is to objectively compare the inflammatory process after treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with different surgical approaches to the enlarged tonsils.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Tonsillectomy, laser tonsillotomy, debrider tonsillotomy

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01319058. The sponsor of the trial is Soroka University Medical Center and it is looking for 88 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Laser or Debrider Tonsillotomy Versus Monopolar Tonsillectomy in Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Inflammation as a Determinate of Outcome