Use of EtCO2 as a PaCO2 Predictor Under Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) in Cases of Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01489150
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : December 9, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 16, 2013
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Prof. Philippe Jolliet, University of Lausanne Hospitals
In patients treated by Non invasive ventilation (NIV) due to acute hypercapnic respiratory failure, the interest of using the End-tidal Co2 measurement device "Capnostream" to evaluate PaCo2 and PaCo2 variations over time will be evaluated. Measurements will be done under normal expiration and under prolonged active and passive expiration maneuvers.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Intensive care unit patients equipped with arterial line requiring non invasive ventilation because of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure