Evaluation of Different Interfaces for Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2006
Last updated: June 7, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

In this study the investigators aimed to study the ventilatory performance of different interfaces during NPPV delivering.

Condition Intervention
Respiratory Failure
Device: Helmet

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Different Interfaces for NPPV

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Further study details as provided by Policlinico Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: June 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
healthy subjects
Device: Helmet
Evaluation of different interfaces for NPPV

Detailed Description:

We will test the ventilatory performance in term of ventilatory pattern, muscle effort and gas exchange of different interfaces for NPPV.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

healthy subjects


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult healthy subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Barotrauma
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00297986

Policlinico Hospital
Milano, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Policlinico Hospital
Principal Investigator: Davide Chiumello, MD Policlinico Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, MD, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00297986     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1040
Study First Received: February 27, 2006
Last Updated: June 7, 2013
Health Authority: Italy: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Insufficiency
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014