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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
and you are
over 18
years old
This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

For patients with emphysema, lung volume reduction by insertion of endobronchial valves could be an expedient approach to improve the diaphragm function and the strength of breathing muscles. Therefore in the present study investigators intend to examine, whether the lung volume reduction by valves might improve the physical capacity and the quality of life.

Provided treatments

  • Other: endoscopic lung volume reduction by valves
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02415478. The sponsor of the trial is RWTH Aachen University and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Effect of Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Via Endobronchial Valves on Breath Muscle Power by Patients With COPD