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How to Predict Lung Recruitment at the Bedside in Patients Affected by Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00682942
First received: May 21, 2008
Last updated: November 30, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

The investigators aim to compare four different lung recruitment techniques (described in literature) to Computed tomography scan analysis.


Condition
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: How to Predict Lung Recruitment at the Bedside in Patients Affected by Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS)

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Further study details as provided by Policlinico Hospital:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The investigators aim to compare four different lung recruitment techniques (described in literature) to Computed tomography scan analysis:

  • stress index technique
  • peep test
  • recruitment technique used in the EXPRESS study
  • recruitment technique used in the LOV study
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

patients affected by acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome who are mechanically ventilated

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of acute lung injury/ acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Mechanical ventilation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Clinical diagnosis of pneumothorax
  • Haemodynamic instability
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00682942

Locations
Italy
Policlinico Hospital
Milano, Italy, 20100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Policlinico Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Davide Chiumello, MD Policlinico Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, MD, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00682942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16500
Study First Received: May 21, 2008
Last Updated: November 30, 2011
Health Authority: Italy: National Monitoring Centre for Clinical Trials - Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Lung Injury
Lung Injury
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Syndrome
Disease
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Lung Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

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