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Gainesville, Florida


Purpose:

This study will determine if administration of an suspension of calfactant, a lung surfactant, intratracheally in patients with Direct Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome within 48 hours of requiring mechanical ventilation can decrease the mortality in patients with lethal disease and shorten the course of respiratory failure in patients with sub-lethal disease.


Study summary:

Recruitment limited to direct adult respiratory distress syndrome patients who have been intubated <48 hours. Origin of ARDS must be infectious pneumonia, aspiration of stomach contents, near drowning, smoke inhalation without pulmonary burn, inhaled industrial gas.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Respiratory failure due to diffuse infectious pneumonia, aspiration, near drowning, smoke inhalation or industrial gas 2. Less than 48 hours of mechanical ventilation 3. Informed consent Exclusion Criteria: 1. Pre-existing lung disease 2. coma 3. limited therapeutic goals (do not resuscitate, etc.) 4. failure of another vital organ


NCT ID:

NCT00682500


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Douglas Willson, MD
Univeristy of Virginia Health Sciences Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Gainesville, Florida
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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