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One-Lung Ventilation in the Morbidly Obese Patient: A Comparison of a Left-Sided Broncho-Cath® Double Lumen Tube With the Arndt® Wire-Guided Blocker

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00813176
First Posted: December 22, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 7, 2017
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Information provided by:
University of Iowa
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether double lumen endotracheal tubes or bronchial blockers are superior to providing one lung ventilation during thoracic surgery.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Device: Double Lumen Endotracheal Tube Device: Arndt Bronchial Blocker

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by University of Iowa:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Successful tube placement
  • Placement Time
  • Effectiveness of lung collapse

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Intraoperative oxygenation
  • Successful Reinflation

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Double Lumen Endotracheal Tube Device: Double Lumen Endotracheal Tube
Active Comparator: Arndt Bronchial Blocker Device: Arndt Bronchial Blocker

  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:

  1. Subject undergoing thoracic or esophageal surgery requiring one-lung ventilation.
  2. Subject is > 18 years of age.
  3. Patient has a BMI > 35
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00813176


Locations
United States, Iowa
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52241
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Iowa
  More Information

Responsible Party: Javier Campos, MD, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics- Department of Anesthesia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00813176     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20701755
First Submitted: December 18, 2008
First Posted: December 22, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 7, 2017
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by University of Iowa:
Obesity
One-Lung Ventilation
Anesthesia
Thoracic
One-lung ventilation in the morbidly obese patient