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The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of the Aerobika® device on the aerosol deposition pattern of concomitant inhalation medication using FRI.
The secondary objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of the Aerobika® device on the airway volume (iVaw), lung and lobe volume (iVlobes), airway resistance (iRaw), hyperinflation, airway wall thickness (iVaww), blood vessel density (iVbv), and air trapping using FRI.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Aerobika® Device, HRCT scans
University Hospital of Antwerp
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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