Hinsdale, Illinois 60521

  • Muscle Weakness

Purpose:

The primary aim of this proposal is to test the effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in improving functional status and muscle function in patients receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Duration of mechanical ventilation >14 days - Sufficiently awake - Able to speak and comprehend English - Willingness to participate Exclusion Criteria: - Cardiopulmonary Instability - Acute-onset neuromuscular disease - Lower-extremity amputee or paresis - Open wound at electrode application points - Pitting edema grade ≥3 - Presence of pacemaker, implanted defibrillator, or ventricular-assist device - inability to transfer from sitting to standing before critical illness


NCT ID:

NCT02847988


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Amal Jubran, MD
RML Specialty Hospital

Lisa A Duffner, B.A.,B.S.
Phone: 630-286-4149
Email: lmikolajewski@rmlspecialtyhospital.org


Backup Contact:

Email: ajubran@lumc.edu
Amal Jubran, MD
Phone: 708-202-2705


Location Contact:

Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
United States

Lisa Duffner
Phone: 630-286-4149
Email: lmikolajewski@rmlspecialtyhospital.org

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 27, 2021

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