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Controlled Ventilation CT in CF Infants

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2012 by Terry Robinson, Stanford University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Terry Robinson, Stanford University
The objective of the study is to implement a new method of performing chest CT imaging in young children with cystic fibrosis at Packard Children's Hospital. This technique will be used to evaluate early lung disease comparing quantitative chest CT air trapping and airway measurements with lung function measurements in infants, toddlers, and young children with chronic lung disease.

Cystic Fibrosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Differentiating Outcome Measures in Infants/Young Children With Cystic Fibrosis Utilizing Controlled Ventilation Infant/Young Child Chest CT Scanning and Lung Function Testing

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Terry Robinson, Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quantitative Air Trapping, A2 & A3 [ Time Frame: Baseline & F/U ]
    Quantitative Chest CT Air Trapping by CT post-processing for Measure A2 & Measure A3 (% of segmented total lung)

  • Quantitative CT Airway Measurements (AWT/TAD, LD/TAD, Wall Area %, Lumen Area % [ Time Frame: Baseline & F/U ]
    Quantitative Chest CT airway measurements by CT Post-Processing. AWT/TAD = Airway Wall Thickness/Total Airway Diameter LD/TAD = Lumen Diameter/Total Airway Diameter Wall Area % = Wall Area/Total Airway Area (%)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • FEV 0.5 sec [ Time Frame: Baseline & F/U ]
    FEV 0.5sec = % predicted

  • FEF 85% [ Time Frame: Baseline & F/U ]
    FEF 85% (% predicted)

  • FEF25-75% [ Time Frame: Baseline & F/U ]
    FEF25-75% (% predicted)

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: September 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Months to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Young children with cystic fibrosis at Packard Children's Hospital.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Infants and young children (age ~ 2/3 months to < 5 years)
  2. Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis with either 2 identified CFTR gene mutations, or a positive sweat chloride
  3. Informed consent by parent or legal guardian.
  4. Ability to comply with study visit procedures as judged by the investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Acute wheezing and/or respiratory distress at either study visit.
  2. Acute intercurrent respiratory infection, defined as an increase in cough, wheezing, or respiratory rate with onset in 1 week preceding Study visit.
  3. Oxygen saturation < 90% on room air at study visit.
  4. Any medical condition that in the opinion of the investigator precludes subject participation.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01200888

Contact: Colleen Dunn (650) 736-0388 cedunn@stanford.edu

United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine Recruiting
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Contact: Colleen Dunn    650-736-0388    cedunn@stanford.edu   
Sub-Investigator: Beverley Newman         
Sub-Investigator: Colleen Dunn, RRT, CCRC         
Sub-Investigator: Rebecca Claure         
Sub-Investigator: Carlos Milla         
Sub-Investigator: Zoe Davies RN         
Sub-Investigator: Dr. Jacquelyn Marie Zirbes DNP         
Principal Investigator: Yan Ki Angela Leung         
Principal Investigator: Terry Earl Robinson         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Terry Earl Robinson Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Terry Robinson, Associate Professor, Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01200888     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SU-09092010-6830
eProt #17572
First Submitted: September 10, 2010
First Posted: September 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cystic Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases