Last updated on March 2020

Study Comparing Two Different Methods of Cryobiopsy in the Interstitial Lung Diseases


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Pulmonary Fibrosis | Pulmonary Disease | Interstitial lung disease | Lung Disease
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Inpatients with suspected ILD based on clinical and radiological features
  • Male or female patients aged 18 years
  • Signed the informed consent
  • Clinical indication to performed a lung biopsy in radiologically proven ILD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bleeding risk:
  • Known predisposition to bleeding
  • International randomised ratio (INR) >1,5,
  • Elevated partial thromboplastin time (PTT)
  • Platelet count < 80000/ul
  • Patients who required full-dose therapeutic anticoagulation or clopidogrel or other thienopyridines
  • Oxygen saturation < 90% with supported Oxygen 2l/min
  • Severe bullous pulmonary emphysema
  • Severe cardiac disease (angina pectoris, acute myocardial infarction in the last 6 month, acute hearth failure)

Recruitment Status: Open


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