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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Postoperative Pulmonary Atelectasis or Surgery
and you are
over 18
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether prophylactic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) in the post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) improves post-operative pulmonary function following elective bowel surgery. The investigators hypothesize that one hour of nCPAP in the PACU will result in a higher partial pressure of arterial oxygen (PaO2) when compared to the standard treatment of low flow oxygen applied by face mask.

Provided treatments

  • Device: nCPAP
  • Device: Low Flow Oxygen

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01316575. The sponsor of the trial is University of Saskatchewan and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Prophylactic Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (nCPAP) Following Bowel Surgery