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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 (6) clinical trials

Sodium Chloride and Contrast Nephropathy

This phase II, open, non-inferiority, randomized and controlled clinical trial is aimed to ascertain the incidence of contrast nephropathy in outpatients undergoing CT scan with contrast. Patients will be randomized to receive oral prophylaxis with capsules of sodium chloride and free water ingestion or prophylaxis with sodium chloride 0.9% intravenous ...

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Imaging of periOP Lung Injury

Lung injury is commonly not detected unless structural damage has occurred. SPECT-CT scanning using a specific tracer that lights up when it detects apoptosis (programmed cell death) has been used to detect even minor lung injury for example by smoke inhalation in animals and may be more sensitive to detect ...

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The Effect of Aspirin on REducing iNflammation in Human in Vivo Model of Acute Lung Injury

This is a double-blind, placebo-controled, randomized trial to investigate if aspirin pre-treatment has anti-inflammatory effects in a model of acute lung injury induced by inhaled endotoxin (LPS) in healthy human volunteers.

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Effects and Safety of Infusion of Low-Doses of Methylprednisolone in Early ALI and ARDS in Children

Scientific background. Dysregulated systemic inflammation - characterized by protracted elevation of inflammatory cytokines in the circulation - is a key pathogenetic mechanism for morbidity and mortality in ALI/ARDS, and is associated with tissue insensitivity and/or resistance to inappropriately elevated endogenous glucocorticoids. In one study, prolonged methylprednisolone treatment of ARDS patients ...

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Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) Compared to ARDSnet Ventilation

Low volume ventilation may increase number of ventilatory free days and may improve overall patient survival. While reducing mean airway pressure has reduced barotrauma and improved patient survival, it has impaired attempts to improve alveolar recruitment. Alveolar recruitment is important as it improves V/Q mismatch, allows reduction in FIO2 earlier, ...

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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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