At-Home Olfactory Training

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of a twice daily at-home olfactory
training program with a twenty scent, essential oil-based smell test in patients with
olfactory dysfunction.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Have clinical olfactory dysfunction

Exclusion Criteria:

- Pregnant women

- Unable to perform routine follow-up

- Current participation in another clinical trial during this trial

- Patients with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, or other
neurocognitive disorders

- Diagnosis of other systemic conditions known to impact the sinonasal cavity such as
Wegener's granulomatosis, Churg Strauss, and immunodeficiency

- Patients who are allergic to any of the smells or components of our olfactory testing

- Chronic rhinosinusitis, malignant tumors and/or oncologic therapies
(radiation/chemotherapy)

- History of surgery on the nose or paranasal sinuses

- Patients using medications that may impact olfactory function (i.e. corticosteroids)

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Villwock, MD

Study Contact

Kevin Sykes, PhD, MPH, ksykes@kumc.edu, 913-588-7154

Estimated Completion Date

Saturday, December 1, 2018

ClinicalTrials.gov #

NCT03611673
08/01/2018