Treatment for Lung Cancer

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Lung Cancer
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial is looking at two ways to manage chest tubes after surgery for lung cancer - active suction and passive suction.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3
N/A

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: When the subject arrives to the recovery room directly after surgery, then every 24 hours while admitted to the hospital until air leak resolves (on average, up to 4 days)

Day 5
Incidence of prolonged air-leak
Day 5
Duration of hospital stay
Day 4
Duration of air-leak
Day 4
Days from operation to chest tube removal
Day 30
Impact of suction strategy on patients with high Prolonged Air-Leak Score
Day 30
Define cut-off air-leak value where prolonged air-leak is likely to occur, or standard suction strategy is preferable

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

160 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: when the subject arrives to the recovery room directly after surgery, then every 24 hours while admitted to the hospital until air leak resolves (on average, up to 4 days)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Allegheny Singer Research Institute (also known as Allegheny Health Network Research Institute)Lead Sponsor
40 Previous Clinical Trials
4,459 Total Patients Enrolled
Hiran Fernando, M.D.Principal Investigator - Allegheny Health Network
Allegheny Singer Research Institute (also known as Allegheny Health Network Research Institute)

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are having surgery to remove a specific part of your lung.
You are having a surgical procedure to diagnose or treat a lung nodule or cancer.
References

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current enrollment size for this clinical experiment?

"Yes, according to the clinicaltrials.gov website, this trial is actively recruiting participants since it was first published on February 23rd 2021. The most recent update for this study occurred on April 8th 2022 and there are currently 160 candidates needed from one location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this research project actively seeking participants?

"The clinical trial is accepting patients, as noted on the official website. This research endeavour was originally announced in late February 2021 and has since been revised once during April 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.