Hinsdale, Illinois 60521

  • Muscle Weakness


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.


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



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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