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Use of the Chartis® Assessment System prior to EBV Treatment
This is a multi-center study which will enroll up to 60 patients. Subjects will undergo a Chartis Assessment prior to EBV treatment. The Chartis assessment will determine the presence or absence of collateral ventilation, a potential determining factor in the success of EBV therapy. This study is not randomized; all subjects are eligible to receive EBV Treatment, regardless of Chartis Assessment outcome. Follow-up data will only be collected on those patients that meet the Chartis inclusion criteria.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chartis Assessment System
University of Heidelberg
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:39-0400
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