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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2008 by Hospital Hietzing.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
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   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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

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

Keywords provided by Hospital Hietzing:
inspiratory muscle training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Aspiration
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Pathologic Processes processed this record on May 23, 2017