Trial ID or NCT#





A randomized, concurrent controlled trial to assess if adding sigh breaths to usual invasive mechanical ventilation of victims of trauma who are at risk of developing ARDS will decrease the number of days they require invasive mechanical ventilation.

Official Title

Sigh Ventilation to Increase Ventilator-Free Days in Victims of Trauma at Risk for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 89 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


David A. Spain, MD
Trauma and critical care surgeon
Ned and Carol Spieker Endowed Professor
Joseph Levitt, MD, MS
Pulmonary critical care specialist, Pulmonologist, Critical care specialist
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Rosemary Vojnik