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How to Predict Lung Recruitment at the Bedside in Patients Affected by Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00682942
First Posted: May 23, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital
  Purpose
The investigators aim to compare four different lung recruitment techniques (described in literature) to Computed tomography scan analysis.

Condition
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: How to Predict Lung Recruitment at the Bedside in Patients Affected by Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS)

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

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The investigators aim to compare four different lung recruitment techniques (described in literature) to Computed tomography scan analysis:

  • stress index technique
  • peep test
  • recruitment technique used in the EXPRESS study
  • recruitment technique used in the LOV study
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients affected by acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome who are mechanically ventilated
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of acute lung injury/ acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Mechanical ventilation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Clinical diagnosis of pneumothorax
  • Haemodynamic instability
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Italy
Policlinico Hospital
Milano, Italy, 20100
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: NCT00682942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16500
First Submitted: May 21, 2008
First Posted: May 23, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
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
Wounds and Injuries