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The Specific Lung Elastance in Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS) Patients in Supine and Prone Position

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00568659
First Posted: December 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital
  Purpose
The investigators aim is to study the specific lung elastance in ALI/ARDS patients during invasive mechanical ventilation, in supine and prone position.

Condition Intervention
Acute Lung Injury Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Procedure: specific elastance

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Specific Lung Elastance in ALI/ARDS Patients in Supine and Prone Position

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Further study details as provided by Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Specific elastance [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]

Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: January 2015
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Procedure: specific elastance
The investigators study the specific lung elastance in ALI/ARDS patients in supine and prone position.

Detailed Description:
In sedated and paralyzed ALI/ARDS patients, we study and compare the specific lung elastance in supine and prone position during invasive mechanical ventilation.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ALI/ARDS patients during invasive mechanical ventilation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Haemodynamic failure, pneumothorax
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00568659


Locations
Italy
Policlinico Hospital
Milano, Italy, 20122
Sponsors and Collaborators
Policlinico Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Davide Chiumello, MD Policlinico Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, MD, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00568659     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1111
First Submitted: December 5, 2007
First Posted: December 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital:
Gas exchange
Respiratory mechanics
Ventilator Induced Lung Injury

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Wounds and Injuries
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Acute Lung Injury
Lung Injury
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Thoracic Injuries