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Suction on Post-Operative Chest Tubes

2016-09-22 20:53:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The level of suction on post-operative chest tubes after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy for lung cancer has previously shown to affect duration of drainage. These results, however, are based on traditional drainage systems with water seal and need to be confirmed using digital drainage systems.

Hypothesis: Suction of -2 cmH2O is equal to or superior compared with standard suction of -10 cmH2O when looking at chest tube duration and complications.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Intervention

Suction is set to -2 cmH2O, Suction is set to -10 cmH2O

Location

Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen
Denmark
2100

Status

Recruiting

Source

Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-22T20:53:29-0400

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