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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00486616
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 14, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2008
Information provided by:
University Hospital Freiburg

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Double-Lumen Tube Placement One-Lung Ventilation Device: electrical impedance tomography Procedure: double-lumen tube placement

Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Examination of Double-Lumen Tube Placement: Functional Electrical Impedance Tomography Versus Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy
Study Start Date : May 2007
Primary Completion Date : August 2007
Study Completion Date : August 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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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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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00486616     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 117/07
First Posted: June 14, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2008
Last Verified: August 2007