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Safety and Feasibility Study of the Chartis System

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Pulmonx, Inc. Identifier:
First received: May 23, 2008
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: January 2009
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the Chartis System in measuring air flow and pressures in isolated lung compartments during bronchoscopy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bronchoscopy Device: Chartis System Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Safety and Feasibility Study of the Chartis System During Diagnostic Bronchoscopy

Further study details as provided by Pulmonx, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: Until discharge or 24 hours post procedure ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Technical success [ Time Frame: During procedure ]

Enrollment: 18
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Device: Chartis System
Assessment of airway flow and pressure


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled to undergo clinically indicated routine diagnostic bronchoscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hyperexcretive chronic bronchitis or excessive sputum secretion
  • Active pulmonary infection
  • FEV1 <20% predicted
  • FVC <50% predicted
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00684684

Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, D-69126
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pulmonx, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Felix Herth, MD Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
  More Information

Responsible Party: Carol Anne Yarbrough, RN, Director, Clinical Affairs, Pulmonx, Inc. Identifier: NCT00684684     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PRT01028
Study First Received: May 23, 2008
Last Updated: January 20, 2009

Keywords provided by Pulmonx, Inc.:
Clinically indicated for routine diagnostic bronchoscopy processed this record on August 21, 2017