Investigation of an Adaptive Treatment Algorithm for Post-op Thoracic Patients to Reduce the Length of Drainage (AATD)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01177215|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Interim analysis showed that the tested protocol did not improve treatment)
First Posted : August 6, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Inez Cregan, Medela AG
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Terminated|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2012|
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