memsorb for Anesthesia

Queen Elizabeth II HSC, Halifax Infirmary Site, Halifax, Canada
Anesthesiamemsorb - Device
Any Age
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trialshows the drawbacks of chemical CO2 absorbers: they create harmful compounds, increasing cost and environmental impact, & require daily disposal of special waste. Sustainable management of anesthesia is a growing concern.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

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Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: during preoperative assessment

Single collected measurement not more than 60 min after extubation
pH measurement
Up to 12h
Anaesthetic agent
Arterial blood CO2 partial pressure
Arterial blood oxygen saturation
Blood pressure
End Tidal CO2
Fractional concentration of inspired CO2
Fractional concentration of inspired O2
Fresh gas flow
Heart rate
Length of surgery
Patient temperature
Relaxation status
Tidal volume
Ventilation frequency
Ventilation pressure
during preoperative assessment
Lung disease
Patient age
Patient height
Patient medications
Patient weight

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

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Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

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Active Control

Experimental Treatment

450 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

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

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: memsorb · Intervention Types: Device
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: during preoperative assessment

Who is running the clinical trial?

DMF Medical IncorporatedLead Sponsor
2 Previous Clinical Trials
70 Total Patients Enrolled
Orlando Hung, MDPrincipal InvestigatorNova Scotia Health Authority

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of participation for this investigation?

"Affirmative. Based on the clinical trial information hosted by, this medical study is actively enlisting participants. The research project was first shared online on January 1st 2017 and had its most recent update on November 18th 2022. 450 individuals need to be recruited from a single centre for the experiment to move forward as planned." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this research project currently seeking volunteer participants?

"Affirmative. points to this research investigation actively seeking patients, which was initially publicized on January 1st 2017. The most recent update is from November 18th 2022 and 450 individuals are needed from a single clinical centre." - 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.