Comparison of Two Methods to Estimate the Lung Recruitment

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified October 2015 by Policlinico Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Davide Chiumello, Policlinico Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 24, 2008
Last updated: October 19, 2015
Last verified: October 2015
In this study the investigators aim to compare two common methods to estimate the lung recruitment in ALI/ARDS patients.

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

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparisons of Two Methods to Estimate the Lung Recruitment

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Further study details as provided by Policlinico Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
ALI/ARDS patients
Procedure: CT scan and Pressure volume curve
CT scan


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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 identifier: NCT00759590

Contact: Davide Chiumello, MD 390255033237

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

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Responsible Party: Davide Chiumello, MD, Policlinico Hospital Identifier: NCT00759590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 584
Study First Received: September 24, 2008
Last Updated: October 19, 2015
Health Authority: Italy: Ministry of Health

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