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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials

A listing of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 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 (80) clinical trials

Rituximab Versus Cyclophosphamide in Connective Tissue Disease-ILD

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is characterised by inflammation and scarring of the lung and is the leading cause of death in patients with systemic sclerosis, and contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality in many other connective tissue diseases (CTDs) such as polymyositis/dermatomyositis and mixed connective tissue disease. When ILD is ...

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A clinical trial sponsored by McMaster University for a research study for the treatment of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Bronchiectasis, Asthma, Pulmonary sarcoidosis, Emphysema, alpha-1-Antitrypsin deficiency, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the ventilation defect percent (VDP), apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and/or the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) obtained by analysis of hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI at one or more time-points (over time in the absence of therapeutic intervention or following clinically indicated therapy) in healthy ...

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Comparing and Combining Bortezomib and Mycophenolate in SSc Pulmonary Fibrosis

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disease for which the etiology remains unknown. The prevalence for SSc is between 19-75 cases per 100,000 and it is more frequent in women, with a peak occurrence in the 4th or 5th decade of life. Morbidity and Mortality in ...

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Safety of Anti-Depressant for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (SAD-COPD)

Objective: Determine whether treatment of perceived stress, anxiety, and depression with anti-depressant therapy improves dyspnea scores, 6-minute walk (6MW) distance and quality of life (QoL) in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and ILD (Interstitial Lung Disease) undergoing pulmonary rehab. The study is a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study ...

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The investigators hypothesize that PR service with supplemented oxygen supply regardless of hypoxemia may have significantly better short-term effects in patients with IPF. The study will take place in Corfu General Hospital, by the Departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, respectively. Study participants will be divided in two ...

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Hydroxychloroquin (HCQ) in Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

This study is an explorative, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled investigation of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in pediatric ILD. The treatments are organized in START and STOP blocks, which can be initiated in sequence, as needed by the subjects. Each patient can participate in each block only once. In the START block ...

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Pilot Study of Pirfenidone in Pulmonary Fibrosis With Anti-myeloperoxydase Antibodies

Pulmonary fibrosis can be associated with Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) directed against MPO or with anti-MPO associated vasculitis, leading to increased disability and poor prognosis. The pathophysiology of this association remains unclear. Conventional therapies used for the treatment of vasculitis manifestations are often disappointing for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis. ...

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Effects of Oxymizer Pendant Cannula Versus Conventional Nasal Cannula During Endurance Shuttle Walk Tests in Hypoxemic Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Patients will be recruited during an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program. They will perform three shuttle walk tests on three consecutive days (see below). While performing those tests, the patient's prescribed oxygen flow rate is applicated either through the conventional nasal cannula (CNC) or the Oxymizer.On the first day, patients perform ...

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Impact of a Systematic Palliative Care on Quality of Life in Advanced Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and severe disease with a survival median between 2 and 4 years which leads to a profound alteration of the quality of life. This alteration results from different consequences of the IPF: progressive shortness of breath, irritative cough refractory to treatments, exhaustion, limitation ...

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Cyclophosphamide for Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) is a major event of IPF with an annual incidence between 5 and 10% and is responsible for the death of one third of IPF patients. When AE-IPF occurs, it is associated with poor survival with an overall mortality at 3 months upper ...

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