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Frequency of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in Mechanically Ventilated Patients Using the AnapnoGuard System

2014-07-23 21:09:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) is a common complication experienced by mechanically ventilated patients and within the framework of Respiratory Intensive Care Units. The AnapnoGuard system, developed by Hospitech Respiration Ltd. is a ventilation guard system that includes a number of unique characteristics. This study was designed to test the frequency VAP in mechanically ventilated ICU patients using the AnapnoGuard System.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Intervention

AnapnoGuard 100,, routine mecanical ventilator

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Hospitech Respiration

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:02-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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Lung damage that is caused by the adverse effects of PULMONARY VENTILATOR usage. The high frequency and tidal volumes produced by a mechanical ventilator can cause alveolar disruption and PULMONARY EDEMA.

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