Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) for Surfactant Administration in Neonates

2014-07-23 21:09:19 | BioPortfolio


The primary objective of this research is to compare the need for intubation and mechanical ventilation in the first seven days of life for infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) on nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) who receive surfactant via a Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) with those who are maintained on nCPAP and do not receive surfactant.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Respiratory Distress Syndrome


Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP), Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) to deliver surfactant


Not yet recruiting


University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Results (where available)

View Results


Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:19-0400

Clinical Trials [3014 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and Airway Patency in Obese Patient

The mechanism of Upper airway obstruction (UAO) during anesthesia shares many similarities with the upper airway obstruction observed during obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Nasal continuous...

A Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Inhaled Nebulised Poractant Alfa (Porcine Surfactant Curosurf®) in Comparison With nCPAP (Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Alone in Preterm Neonates With Respiratory Distress Syndr

The present study will mainly aim at investigating the safety, tolerability and efficacy of different escalating single doses administration of nebulised Curosurf®, in preterm neonates wi...

Influence of nCPAP on Metabolic Consequences Associated With OSAS

Context: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is associated with cardiovascular morbidity. Recurrent episodes of occlusion of upper airways during sleep result in hormonal changes that ...

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Via Binasal Prong vs Nasal Mask: a Randomised Controlled Trial

The investigators aimed to compare the effectiveness of nasal mask and prongs used in CPAP (nasal continuous positive airway pressure)as the initial respiratory support when using minimal ...

A Trial of Nasal Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation Versus Nasal Continuous Positive Pressure for Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the hypothesis that nasal intermittent positive pressure(NIPP), used as a primary mode of ventilation in preterm infants with RDS, will decrease th...

PubMed Articles [12214 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Clinical effect of bubble nasal continuous positive airway pressure versus conventional nasal continuous positive airway pressure in respiratory support for preterm infants with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.

To study the clinical effect and safety of bubble nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BNCPAP) versus conventional nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) in respiratory support for pr...

Noninvasive high-frequency oscillatory ventilation versus nasal continuous positive airway pressure in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome: A randomized controlled trial.

Respiratory distress syndrome is one of the main causes of mortality in premature neonates. Treatment of these neonates with invasive mechanical ventilation has side effects such as chronic pulmonary ...

The effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on nasal patency.

Nasal congestion and obstruction are reported in the majority of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) users and are frequently cited as reasons for noncompliance. To our knowledge, no study has ...

Does using a nasal barrier dressing prevent nasal injury in premature infants receiving nasal continuous positive airway pressure?

Using the SuperNO2VA Device on a Patient With a Known Difficult Airway: A Case Report Facilitating Fiberoptic Intubation and Postoperative Nasal Positive Pressure.

Upper airway obstruction during anesthesia is the leading cause of complications during sedation, intubation, and emergence. Devices to support oxygenation and ventilation are costly, require capital ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A type of oropharyngeal airway that provides an alternative to endotracheal intubation and standard mask anesthesia in certain patients. It is introduced into the hypopharynx to form a seal around the larynx thus permitting spontaneous or positive pressure ventilation without penetration of the larynx or esophagus. It is used in place of a facemask in routine anesthesia. The advantages over standard mask anesthesia are better airway control, minimal anesthetic gas leakage, a secure airway during patient transport to the recovery area, and minimal postoperative problems.

A technique of respiratory therapy, in either spontaneously breathing or mechanically ventilated patients, in which airway pressure is maintained above atmospheric pressure throughout the respiratory cycle by pressurization of the ventilatory circuit. (On-Line Medical Dictionary [Internet]. Newcastle upon Tyne(UK): The University Dept. of Medical Oncology: The CancerWEB Project; c1997-2003 [cited 2003 Apr 17]. Available from:

Application of positive pressure to the inspiratory phase when the patient has an artificial airway in place and is connected to a ventilator.

Non-therapeutic positive end-expiratory pressure occurring frequently in patients with severe airway obstruction. It can appear with or without the administration of external positive end-expiratory pressure (POSITIVE-PRESSURE RESPIRATION). It presents an important load on the inspiratory muscles which are operating at a mechanical disadvantage due to hyperinflation. Auto-PEEP may cause profound hypotension that should be treated by intravascular volume expansion, increasing the time for expiration, and/or changing from assist mode to intermittent mandatory ventilation mode. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p1127)

Diagnostic measurement of the nose and its cavity through acoustic reflections. Used to measure nasal anatomical landmarks, nasal septal deviation, and nasal airway changes in response to allergen provocation tests (NASAL PROVOCATION TESTS).

More From BioPortfolio on "Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) for Surfactant Administration in Neonates"

Quick Search


Relevant Topic

Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs.  They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...

Searches Linking to this Trial