Sample Collections From the Airways of Asthmatic Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001888|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 29, 2018
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy is a procedure which involves passing a pencil-thin tube into the lung in order to collect fluid and cells from the airways. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy can collect cells from the walls of airways by gently brushing them (bronchial brushing). In addition, squirting small amounts of sterile water in to the airway and gently suctioning it back into the bronchoscope (bronchoalveolar lavage) collects cells.
In this study, researchers plan to perform these tests on patients with asthma and normal volunteers. This research may help to improve the understanding of the processes involved in airway inflammation and asthma.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||99999999 participants|
|Official Title:||Asthma Sample Collection Protocol|
|Study Start Date :||April 1, 1999|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001888
|Contact: Maryann M Kaler, C.R.N.P.||(301) email@example.com|
|Contact: Stewart J Levine, M.D.||(301) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Maryland|
|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike||Recruiting|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|
|Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR) 800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Stewart J Levine, M.D.||National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|