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Computed Tomography (CT) and Lung Function Data Collection for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients

2014-08-27 03:19:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In this study, 20 COPD patients will undergo a high-resolution/multi slice CT scan and lung function tests to obtain patient specific geometries of the central and peripheral small airways and patient specific boundary conditions.

With Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), the investigators will be able to reconstruct the geometry and measure the resistance of the peripheral airways.

In a later stage, CFD will be used to simulate the reaction of the airways on various inhalation medications.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Intervention

Computed Tomography

Location

University Hospital Antwerp
Edegem
Antwerp
Belgium
2650

Status

Completed

Source

University Hospital, Antwerp

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:45-0400

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