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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Dyspnea
and you are
over 50
years old
This is a medium phase trial determining
the safety and dosage of the new treatment, as well as its efficacy.
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The purpose

Objective: To estimate the effectiveness of muscle training, the degree of dyspnea and aerobic capacity in patients over 50 with COPD, in a health care institution provider in Antioquia. Question: What is the effectiveness of muscle training, in the degree of dyspnea and aerobic capacity in COPD patients over 50 years, in a health service institution provider in the department of Antioquia? Hypothesis: Muscle training causes changes in the degree of dyspnea and aerobic capacity, other than the breathing exercises and relaxation Design: Randomized clinical trial with allocation and blinding of the autcomes assesor. Participants: COPD patients stage II and II, male and female, over 50 years old, who are attending to a community health service provider in the department of Antioquia. Intervention: A physiotherapeutic intervention using PNF technique was applied to the experimental physiotherapy group versus Yoga sessions applied to the other group. Twelve weeks protocol performing three sessions per week. Outcome measures: Dyspnea degree and aerobic capacity was measured using the MMRC scale and the six minute walking test respectively at the begining and the end of the study.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Physiotherapy
  • Other: Yoga

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01452932. The sponsor of the trial is CES University and it is looking for 44 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Muscle Training Effectiveness in the Degree of Dyspnea and Aerobic Capacity in COPD in an Institution Health Service Provider in the Department of Antioquia