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Efficacy of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Inspiratory Capacity in Patients With COPD

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by:
Hospital Hietzing Identifier:
First received: May 2, 2007
Last updated: May 21, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

Hypothesis:benefits of inspiratory muscle strenght training with Respifit S decreases symptoms, disability or handicap of patients affected by COPD. The inspiratory fraction (inspiratory capacity IC/ total lung capacity TLC)may be functionally more representative than other traditional indices.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Efficacy of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Inspiratory Capacity in Patients

Further study details as provided by Hospital Hietzing:

Study Start Date: May 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD GOLD II-III (FEV1<80 and >30%)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Lung cancer
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Primary exacerbation of COPD
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00469313

Hospital Hietzing
Vienna, Austria, 1130
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Hietzing
Study Chair: Michael Reiter Hospital Hietzing, A 1130, Vienna, Austria
  More Information

No publications provided by Hospital Hietzing

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00469313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L1234
Study First Received: May 2, 2007
Last Updated: May 21, 2008
Health Authority: Austria: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Hospital Hietzing:
inspiratory muscle training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Aspiration
Pathologic Processes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on November 20, 2014