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Iowa City, Iowa 52241


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the double-lumen endotracheal tube or the standard single-lumen tracheal tube, with an Arndt® blocker, is superior in providing one lung ventilation during thoracic surgery.


Study summary:

The purpose of the study is to compare a double lumen tube versus the standard single-lumen tracheal tube, with an Arndt® blocker, in the morbidly obese patient who requires one-lung ventilation during surgery. The objects is to determine which device is best for intubation and is most effective in terms of optimal positioning of the device, of lung collapse, and quality of lung isolation.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Subject undergoing thoracic or esophageal surgery requiring one-lung ventilation. 2. Subject is >18 years of age. 3. Subject's BMI > 35. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Subject < 18 years of age. 2. Subject's BMI < 35.


NCT ID:

NCT00813176


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Javier H Campos, MD
Iowa Health Care


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Iowa City, Iowa 52241
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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