Evaluation of the Alveolar Recruitment Obtained During Non-invasive Ventilation After Cardiac Surgery (ARCTICS)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02804997
Recruitment Status :
(internal recruitment difficulties and reorganization of the Intensive Care Units)
The great majority of cardiac surgery patients develop a degree of post-operatory respiratory failure. This is due to several factors. The predominant element in the onset of this respiratory impairment is the constitution of foci of pulmonary atelectasis, caused by peroperative hypoventilation (in the presence or absence of ECC). The incidence has been evaluated at between 54% and 92%, depending on the study. The use of NIV (non-invasive ventilation) might (through the application of continuous positive expiratory pressure) help to counter the development of these atelectasic foci.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients in the post-operative phase after elective cardiac surgery for aortic or mitral valve replacement, coronary revascularization or mixed surgery, hypoxemia or hypercapnia, with an indication for NIV, hemodynamic stability, prior consent, spontaneous ventilation, social security coverage
in the post-operative phase after elective cardiac surgery for aortic or mitral valve replacement, coronary revascularization or mixed surgery, hypoxemia or hypercapnia, with an indication for NIV,