Group 1 for Tracheobronchomalacia

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Tracheobronchomalacia+1 More ConditionsContinuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a CPAP machine can help improve the exercise capacity and symptoms of people with ECAC. 32 people will be monitored for 3 months.

Eligible Conditions
  • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Excessive Dynamic Airway Collapse

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 months

3 months
Difference in meters walked in 6MWTs
Modified Borg scale scores for dyspnea
Modified Borg scale scores for exertion
Subjective assestment of cough during 6MWTs

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Group 1
1 of 2
Group 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

32 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Group 1 · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Group 1
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device · Intervention Types: Device
Group 2
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Sham-continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterLead Sponsor
790 Previous Clinical Trials
849,483 Total Patients Enrolled
4 Trials studying Tracheobronchomalacia
361 Patients Enrolled for Tracheobronchomalacia

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have never used a CPAP machine before.
You are scheduled to have a bronchoscopy for diagnostic or treatment purposes as part of your regular medical care.
Patients who have completed a 6-minute walk test before starting the trial.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there presently an opportunity to participate in this experiment?

"According to, this study is no longer actively recruiting patients and the last edits were made on November 17th 2022. Nonetheless, there are presently 138 other medical trials currently searching for participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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