Effects of Pleural Effusion Drainage on Respiratory System Mechanics
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01652521|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2012 by Soroksky Arie, Wolfson Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : July 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 30, 2012
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Official Title:||Effects of Pleural Effusion Drainage on Respiratory System Mechanics in Mechanically Ventilated Patients, as Measured by Esophageal Balloon.|
|Study Start Date :||July 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2013|
candidates for pleural fluid drainage
patients who are candidates for pleural fluid drainage.
- chest wall and lung compliance [ Time Frame: 1 year ]The use of esophageal balloon allows us to partition respiratory system into its components, namely, chest wall and lung compliance. These measurements have not been described so far in patients undergoing pleural fluid drainage. Thus, assessment of esophageal pressure which is a surrogate of pleural pressure will allow us an accurate measurement of the effect of pleural fluid drainage on chest wall and lung mechanics.
- oxygenation [ Time Frame: 1 year ]We suspect that pleural fluid drainage will be associated with improved chest wall and lung mechanics. If this will be the case, then we expect a concomitant improvement in oxygenation.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01652521
|Contact: Arie Soroksky, M.D.||email@example.com|
|Wolfson MC||Not yet recruiting|
|Principal Investigator: Arie Soroksky, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Arie Soroksky, MD||Wolfson MC|