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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 (12) clinical trials

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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Observational Cohort Study of Distribution of Ventilation in Pediatrics Requiring Mechanical Ventilation by Electrical Impedance Tomography

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 ventilation ...

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Intraoperative Lung-Protective Ventilation in Neurosurgery

After screened for preoperative risk classification of postoperative respiratory complications,360 patients undergoing elective neurosurgery are randomly assigned to two groups, lung-protective ventilation (L) and traditional ventilation(T).Patients are mechanical ventilated with either a tidal volume of 10-12 ml/kg ideal body weight (IBW,T) or 6-8ml/kg IBW with 6-8 cm H2O PEEP(L),both with ...

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Comparison of Two Methods to Estimate the Lung Recruitment

In this study the investigators aim to compare two common methods to estimate the lung recruitment in ALI/ARDS patients.

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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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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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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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Effect of Intraoperative Fluid Restriction on Postoperative Outcomes in Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Working hypothesis and aims: The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of restrictive versus standard intraoperative fluid regimen on cardiopulmonary mordibity and mortality after VATS for lung resection. Our study hypothesis is that restrictive intraoperative fluid administration in patients undergoing VATS, will lead to better outcomes compared ...

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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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Respiratory Mechanics in Brain Injured Patients

We investigate the mechanical properties of the respiratory system, partitioned into its lung and chest wall components, the functional residual capacity, the gas-exchange and alveolar recruitment in brain injured patients. The measurements will be performed under sedation at different levels of PEEP. The following groups will be included: a) control ...

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