Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01681225,25509

Status

recruiting iconRECRUITING

Purpose

This phase II multi-centered, randomized controlled trial of mechanical ventilation directed by esophageal pressure measurement will test the primary hypothesis that using a strategy of maintaining a minimal but positive transpulmonary pressure (Ptp = airway pressure minus pleural pressure) throughout the ventilatory cycle will lead to an improvement in patient survival.

Official Title

EPVent 2- A Phase II Study of Mechanical Ventilation Directed by Transpulmonary Pressures (EPVent2)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 16 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Joseph Levitt, MD, MS
Joseph Levitt, MD, MS
Pulmonary critical care specialist, Pulmonologist, Critical care specialist
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)

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CONTACT

Joseph Levitt, MD