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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01615432
: June 8, 2012
Last Update Posted
: May 16, 2013
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Prof. Philippe Jolliet, University of Lausanne Hospitals
Comparison of the effects of 4 ventilators dedicated to NIV (2 home ventilators and 2 ventilators designed for NIV) on patient-ventilator synchrony and comfort in patients admitted in the intensive care unit for respiratory failure and treated with NIV.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Severe hypoxemia requiring an FiO2 > 0.6
Hemodynamic instability : defined as a variation of > 20% in mean arterial pressure (MAP) and heart rate (HR) during the previous 2 hours; the need for high doses of catecholamines (namely > 0.5 mcg/kg/min) and/or the need of major volume resuscitation (more than 2 liters of fluids in 2 hours)
Impaired consciousness or absence of patient cooperation;
Facial or laryngeal lesions contraindicating the use of NIV;