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All subjects meeting the eligibility criteria and who provide written informed consent will be enrolled. Up to 3 segments in either the right or left upper lobe will be treated with a vapor dose of 10 calories per gram of lung tissue (10 cal/g). Targeted lobe for treatment will be based on lobar disease severity.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Prince Charles Hospital
Uptake Medical Corp
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:34-0400
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