Last updated on June 2019

Evaluation of Diaphragmatic Function After Bi-pulmonary Transplantation


Brief description of study

A current complication after lung transplantation is diaphragmatic dysfunction. These dysfunction result to several factors: duration of mechanical ventilation, chest tube, atelectasis, denutrition, phrenic nerve injury during surgical dissection Only monocentric and retrospective studies collected diaphragmatic paralysis after lung transplant are published. The incidence of diaphragmatic paralysis in post-operative lung transplantation varies from 3.2% to 16.8%.

The main hypothesis of the study is to defined the incidence of diaphragmatic dysfunction in post-operative lung transplantation.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03977597

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