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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Clinical Trials

A listing of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 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 (16) clinical trials

Phase I Study of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Sepsis

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a dose escalation study. Patients receive vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) IV over either 6 or 12 hours. Cohorts of 3 patients each receive escalating doses of VIP over either 6 or 12 hours until the maximum tolerated dose is determined. Patients are followed for 30 days.

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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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Comparison Study of High Frequency Percussive Ventilation With Conventional Ventilation

Specific Aim 1: This prospective randomized trial will enroll 180 patients with ALI/ARDS over a forty-eight month period. One cohort will receive conventional mechanical ventilation adhering to our well defined protocol of protective lung strategies. A second cohort will have these same strategies applied utilizing the VDR/HFPV. Out come measures ...

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Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for ALI/ARDS:a Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial

Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) is increasingly being used in the care of patients suffering acute respiratory failure. High-level evidence supports the use of NPPV to treat exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). More recently, NIV has shown to reduce the need for intubation in selected groups of patients with ...

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A Validation/Interventional Study on Stress Index in Predicting Mechanical Stress in ARDS Patients

The study presents two parts : a preliminary validation study and a clinical study.

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Airway Pressure Release Ventilation in Acute Lung Injury

Acute respiratory failure is common in patients with acute lung injury. MV re-establishes adequate gas exchange; it allows time for administration of antibiotics, for the host's immune system to fight infections, and for natural healing. Approximately 60% of ALI patients survive to hospital discharge (1). However, conventional approaches to MV ...

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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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Comparison of 2 Strategies of Adjustment of Mechanical Ventilation in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Most patients suffering from acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome require mechanical ventilation. In this setting, positive end-expiratory pressure is used to improve arterial oxygenation. While the beneficial effect on clinical outcome of using low tidal volume is clearly proven, the best way to titrate PEEP is not ...

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Ultra-protective Pulmonary Ventilation Supported by Low Flow ECCO2R for Severe ARDS

Current best practices for management of severe ARDS include lung protective ventilation and nursing in the prone position. However, the best lung protective strategy is not currently established and using smaller ventilation volumes than standard lung protective ventilation suggest lung recovery is improved. Application of smaller ventilation volumes requires extracorporeal ...

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Treprostinil Sodium Inhalation for Patients At High Risk for ARDS

ARDS is defined by acute hypoxemia, respiratory failure and the presence of bilateral lung infiltrates. ARDS is a syndrome of inflammation and increased permeability that may coexist with left atrial or pulmonary capillary hypertension. Several recent trials in ARDS/ALI (Acute Lung Injury) have generated interest in the use of Prostacyclin ...

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