Category: Pulmonology

ANTHARTIC Trial: Preventing VAP after CA

2019 ANTHARTIC TRIAL M Prevention of early Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia after cardiac arrest Multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled Objective: To investigate whether in post out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA) patients treated with targeted temperature management, does the use of empirical antibiotics prevent early ventilator-associated pneumonia. 194 patients Inclusion criteria: Patients ≥ 18 years of age hospitalized in the […]

ANT 005 TKA Trial: Abelacimab for VTE

 2021 ANT-005 TKA TRIAL M Abelacimab for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Phase 2,open-label, prospective randomized trial 400 Objective: To compare the efficacy & safety of abelacimab administered postoperatively with the efficacy & safety of enoxaparin in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. patients Inclusion criteria: Patients 18 to 80 years of age undergoing elective […]

AMPLIFY Trial: Apixaban for acute VTE

2013 AMPLIFY TRIAL Oral Apixaban for the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism double-blind, multicenter, randomized controlled trial IM Objective: To determine if apixaban is non-inferior to conventional therapy with LMWH in patients with pulmonary embolism or proximal deep venous thrombosis Inclusion criteria: Patients ≥18 years with symptomatic VTE, 5,395 either DVT proximal to popliteal vein […]

CANARY Trial Summary: Cath vs AC in PE

2022 CANARY TRIAL Catheter-directed thrombolysis vs anticoagulation in patients with acute intermediate-high-risk pulmonary embolism parallel, open-label, randomized controlled trial Objective: To assess the effectiveness of catheter-directed thrombolysis (CCDT) compared with anticoagulation among intermediate- to high-risk individuals with acute pulmonary embolism 94 patients Inclusion criteria: Patients ≥18 years with acute pulmonary embolism presenting within 14 days […]

SERVE HF Trial Summary: Adaptive sero-ventilation for CSA in HF

2015 SERVE-HF TRIAL M Adaptive servo-ventilation for central sleep apnea in systolic heart failure parallel, randomized controlled trial Objective: To assess the effectiveness of adaptive servo-ventilation Damong subjects with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and central sleep apnea 1315 patients Inclusion criteria: Patients ≥ 22 years (1) with chronic heart failure due to LVEF […]

AMAZES Trial Summary: Azithromycin in Asthma

2017 AMAZES TRIAL Azithromycin in asthma exacerbations Multicenter, double-blind, placebo controlled parallel group trial M Objective: In adult patients with symptomatic asthma who are currently using an inhaled corticosteroid or a long-acting bronchodilator, does oral azithromycin decrease the frequency of asthma exacerbations? 420 patients Inclusion criteria: ≥18 years of age with clinically defined asthma; symptomatic […]

ACURASYS Trial Summary: NM blockers in ARDS

2010 ACURASYS TRIAL Neuromuscular Blockers in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Multicenter, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial Objective: To assess if administration of cisatracurium improve survival when compared to placebo in ICU patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for early severe ARDS 340 patients on mechanical ventilation for < 48 hours with ARDS (PaO2: FiO2 <150, PEEP ≥ 5cmH20 […]

PADN-CFDA Trial Summary: PA Denervation for PAH

2022 PADN-CFDA TRIAL Pulmonary artery denervation for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) multicenter, sham-controlled single-blind, randomized controlled trial Objective: To evaluate the treatment effects of pulmonary artery denervation (PADN) among patients with Group I PAH who were not on PAH-specific drugs 128 Patients Patients aged 18-70 years with WHO Group I PAH: mean pulmonary arterial pressure […]

REDECAP Trial Summary: High-Flow Oxygen for Tracheostomy Decannulation

2020 REDECAP TRIAL M High-flow oxygen with capping or suctioning for tracheostomy decannulation Multicentre randomised controlled trial So Objective: To compare an assessment of readiness for decannulation that is based on suctioning frequency with an assessment based on tracheostomy capping 330 patients Critically ill patients adult who had tracheostomy and were weaned from mechanical ventilation. […]

PSP Trial Summary: Interventional Treatment for Spontaneous Pneumothorax

2020 PSP TRIAL M Conservative versus interventional treatment for spontaneous pneumothorax Prospective, randomized control, non-inferiority trial Objective: To assess whether conservative management compared to interventional treatment results in acceptable rates of lung re-expansion at 8 weeks in patients with primary moderate-large spontaneous pneumothorax 316 patients Inclusion criteria: Patients 14 to 50 years of age were […]