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Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Clinical Trials

A listing of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease 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 (237) clinical trials

Patient Characteristics and Treatment Modalities in COPD Patients in China

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex disease characterized by multiple clinical manifestations as well as co-morbidities. While COPD subjects have traditionally been classified based solely on airflow limitation (forced expiratory volume in one second [FEV1]), a new classification system was introduced in the year of 2011 by the ...

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Effect of Losartan on Airway Mucociliary Dysfunction in Patients With COPD and Chronic Bronchitis

Investigator's preliminary data show that TGF-1 and cigarette smoke exposure decrease BK activity and cause airway surface liquid (ASL) volume depletion and losartan partially rescues BK channel function leading to increased ASL volume and ciliary beat frequency (CBF) in airway epithelial cells exposed to smoke. Therefore the investigators propose that ...

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A Psychological Intervention to Promote Acceptance and Adherence to NIV in People With COPD

This study aims to analyze the impact of a brief psychological support intervention in the promotion of the adherence to Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) among people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The investigators expect to see a positive impact of this intervention on both physical and psychological well-being, and ...

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A Prospective Study Readmission and Mortality of COPD Patients

Aim of this study The aim of this study is to assess the factors that are related to readmission and mortality of COPD patients in Hong Kong. Method This is a prospective observational study of patients. Patients who are admitted to the participating hospital with acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) ...

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Modulation of Steroid Immunosuppression by Alveolar Efferocytosis

Treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with inhaled glucocorticosteroids has been convincingly shown to increase their risk of pneumonia, but the responsible mechanisms are undefined. Work from this laboratory suggests a possible mechanism, related to the increased numbers of cells dying by apoptosis in the lungs in COPD, especially ...

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Effects of Nocturnal Non-invasive Ventilation on Energy Expenditure in Patients With Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It has been shown, that in patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) the additional use of non-invasive ventilation during pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) may enhance the benefits of PR. It is assumed that the non-invasive ventilation techniques provides a better recovery of the respiratory pump during the night. ...

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Stage 1 Study of ARALAST NP and GLASSIA in A1PI

The purpose of this study is to conduct a pilot study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of weekly administration of Alpha1-Proteinase Inhibitor (A1PI) augmentation therapy in subjects with A1PI deficiency and emphysema/ Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Functional Respiratory Imaging Study (FRI)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of inhaled extrafine CHF5993 pMDI on airway volumes, and resistance, by Functional Respiratory Imaging (FRI), in COPD patients

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Sustaining Training Effects Through Physical Activity

This randomized control trial will investigate whether the implementation of a telecoaching program, initiated during pulmonary rehabilitation, is able to increase and maintain physical activity and general benefits until six months after rehabilitation discharge. After three months of pulmonary rehabilitation (3 times a week), patients with COPD will be randomized ...

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Pulmonary Rehab Dyspnea Walk and Step Testing in COPD

This is a multi-site collaborative study that will be done in the context of three Quebec hospitals' outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation programs: Montreal Chest Institute; University of Laval, and Hopital Sacre-Coeur Montreal. The objectives are two-fold. First, to determine the Minimal Clinical Important Difference in intensity ratings of perceived breathlessness for ...

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