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Lung Injury Clinical Trials

A listing of Lung Injury medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (10) clinical trials

An Observational Cohort Study of Distribution of Ventilation in Infants and Children Requiring Mechanical Ventilation by Electrical Impedance Tomography

A. Specific Aims/Objectives Specific Aim 1: To determine regional compliance and distribution of ventilation in a cohort of children requiring mechanical ventilation. Hypothesis - Abnormal distribution of ventilation will be discovered in all patients. Specific Aim 2: To determine changes in regional distribution of ventilation over the course of mechanical ...

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Synchronized Intermittent Mechanical Ventilation Versus Open Lung Ventilation With Spontaneous Respiration

SOLV Hypothesis: A prospective, randomized trial directly comparing open lung ventilation (OLV) with spontaneous breathing (SB) utilizing BiVent on the Maquet Servo-I versus synchronized intermittent mechanical ventilation (SIMV) will be conducted in the trauma-surgical intensive care unit at the University Hospital (TSICU). Both OLV-SB and SIMV protocols have been designed ...

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Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in Acute Lung Injury/Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

In previous lab experiments, we observed evidence of pulmonary edema following alveolar epithelial overexpression of VEGF, suggesting a potential role for VEGF in ARDS. In addition, we found that preventing VEGF from reaching its target receptor(s) by overexpressing a soluble form of a VEGF receptor protein prevents edema formation. These ...

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Continuous Exhaled Breath Condensate pH in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

The investigators have developed a method of collecting exhaled breath condensate pH continually from ventilated patients, which (1) takes samples from an exhaust port on the outside of the ventilator circuit, and (2) possesses no measurable resistance to the ventilator circuit (and, therefore the sampling procedure in no way affects ...

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Early Detection and Staging of Endobronchial Lung and Pleural Cancer Airway Injury and Prostate Cancer

Optical coherence tomography is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that can provide information about tissue abnormalities, change in structure of an organ. This technique uses a near-infrared diode to emit light that can produce images of the specimen under investigation without causing damage or alterations.

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Understanding the Role of Genes and Biomarkers in the Blood Clotting Process in Children With Acute Lung Injury

ALI/ARDS is a life-threatening condition that involves inflammation of the lungs and fluid accumulation in the air sacs, which leads to low blood oxygen levels and respiratory failure. Common causes include pneumonia, sepsis, and lung trauma. Symptoms, including breathing difficulty, low blood pressure, and organ failure, usually develop within 24 ...

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Genetic Variation and Immune Responses After Injury

The goal of this research proposal is to identify relationships that exist between specific genetic markers, immune responses to injury and infection (sepsis), and post injury clinical outcomes. Specifically, we will investigate the clinical impact of mutations involved in the innate immune response, which likely influence host response. To accomplish ...

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