Examination of Double-Lumen Tube Placement by Functional Electrical Impedance Tomography

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University Hospital Freiburg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 13, 2007
Last updated: February 11, 2008
Last verified: August 2007
The purpose of this study is to determine whether functional electrical impedance tomography is suitable for examination of double-lumen tube placement compared with fibreoptic evaluation.

Condition Intervention
Double-Lumen Tube Placement
One-Lung Ventilation
Device: electrical impedance tomography
Procedure: double-lumen tube placement

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Examination of Double-Lumen Tube Placement: Functional Electrical Impedance Tomography Versus Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy

Further study details as provided by University Hospital Freiburg:

Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • consent of the patient
  • intubation with left- or right-sided double-lumen tube
  • age >= 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • refusal by the patient
  • contraindications for EIT-measurement (e.g. pacemaker, pregnancy)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00486616

University Hospital Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany, 79106
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Freiburg
Principal Investigator: Daniel Steinmann, MD Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00486616     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 117/07 
Study First Received: June 13, 2007
Last Updated: February 11, 2008
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

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