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The NoTube Study: Evaluation of the Necessity of a Chest Tube After a Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Pulmonary Wedge Resection.


Phase 3
16 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Lung Diseases, Interstitial, Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary

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Trial Information

The NoTube Study: Evaluation of the Necessity of a Chest Tube After a Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Pulmonary Wedge Resection.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery pulmonary wedge resections
at the participating institutions.

- No evidence of air leak at the end of the surgical procedure.

- No active bleeding at the end of the surgical procedure.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Pleural effusion previous to the procedure requiring drainage after it.

- Bullous or emphysematous changes in lung parenchyma.

- Patients going to positive pressure in the airways after the procedure.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Pneumothorax >10% / Hemothorax

Outcome Time Frame:

1 hour and 1-5 days postoperatively

Safety Issue:

Yes

Principal Investigator

Leonidas Tapias, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Fundacion Oftalmol├│gica de Santander Clinica Carlos Ardila Lulle

Authority:

Colombia: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

9009001

NCT ID:

NCT00841750

Start Date:

July 2008

Completion Date:

June 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary
  • Chest Tubes
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

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