Lung Volume Recruitment for Lung Function and Cough Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis

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Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Multiple Sclerosis

Treatments

Procedure: Lung volume recruitment

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01891071
AA-HCLM-14-019 (Other Identifier)
20120570-01H (Other Identifier)
MS-LVR-01

Details and patient eligibility

About

Multiple sclerosis is a neurological disease that can affect lung function and cough efficacy. This pilot study will examine whether the lung volume recruitment technique can slow down the decline in lung function and cough.

Enrollment

35 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

* History of multiple sclerosis, diagnosed by a neurologist in accordance with the 2010 McDonald criteria

Exclusion criteria

* Concomitant parenchymal pulmonary disease or pleural disease * Symptomatic cardiomyopathy * Unable to perform pulmonary function testing or lung volume recruitment, due to comprehension or cooperation issues, physical inability such as bulbar or cerebellar dysfunction * Contra-indication to pulmonary function testing or lung volume recruitment such as myocardial infarction, bleeding aortic aneurysm, intracranial hemorrhage within the previous month * Known susceptibility to pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum * Not competent to provide informed consent

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

35 participants in 2 patient groups

Lung volume recruitment
Experimental group
Description:
Lung volume recruitment twice daily for 9 months
Treatment:
Procedure: Lung volume recruitment
Standard care
No Intervention group
Description:
Standard care

Trial contacts and locations

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