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Comparison of Two Methods to Estimate the Lung Recruitment

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00759590
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2015 by Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 20, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Study Description
Brief Summary:
In this study the investigators aim to compare two common methods to estimate the lung recruitment in ALI/ARDS patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Acute Lung Injury Procedure: CT scan and Pressure volume curve

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparisons of Two Methods to Estimate the Lung Recruitment
Study Start Date : September 2008
Primary Completion Date : March 2015

Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
ALI/ARDS patients
Procedure: CT scan and Pressure volume curve
CT scan

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
ALI/ARDS patients

Inclusion Criteria:


Exclusion Criteria:

  • Barotrauma
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00759590

Contact: Davide Chiumello, MD 390255033237 chiumello@libero.it

Policlinico Hospital Recruiting
Milano, Italy
Contact: Davide Chiumello, MD    39025503237    chiumello@libero.it   
Principal Investigator: Davide Chiumello, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Policlinico Hospital
Study Chair: Davide Chiumello, MD Policlinico Hospital
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, MD, Policlinico Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00759590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 584
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 20, 2015
Last Verified: October 2015

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