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Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599


Purpose:

The purpose of this research study is to perfect the technique of EVLP and learn about the safety of transplanting lungs that have been ventilated (attached to a breathing machine or ventilator to deliver oxygen) and perfused with a lung perfusion solution (Steen solution™, made by Vitrolife). This ventilation and perfusion will be done outside the body (ex-vivo) in a modified cardiopulmonary bypass circuit (the kind of device used routinely during most heart surgeries). The purpose of performing ex-vivo lung perfusion and ventilation (EVLP) is to learn how well the lungs work, and whether they are likely safe to transplant.


Criteria:

Lung Recipient Inclusion Criteria: - A recipient must meet the following requirement to enroll into the study: - Requires a single or bilateral lung transplant and is listed for lung transplant at UNC. - Male or Female, 18 years of age or older. - Subject or Subject's Representative provides a legally effective informed consent. - Recipient does not have HIV, active Hepatitis or is colonized with Burkholderia cepacia. - Potential subjects who have undergone previous lung transplants and meet all other inclusion criteria are eligible for study participation. Lung Recipient Exclusion Criteria: - Recipient fails to meet standard of care requirements for lung transplant, or decides not to participate.


NCT ID:

NCT01241942


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Thomas M. Egan, MD, MSc.
UNC-Chapel Hill


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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