Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criterias

Patients with COPD
Eligible to participate in an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program of 3 weeks
Pi,max <60 centimeters of water or <50% of the predicted normal value
Patients with COPD
Eligible to participate in an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program of 3 weeks
Pi,max <60 centimeters of water or <50% of the predicted normal value

Exclusion Criterias

Major comorbidities preventing successful participation in an 8 week exercise training intervention
use of non-invasive ventilation
Major comorbidities preventing successful participation in an 8 week exercise training intervention
use of non-invasive ventilation

Summary

Conditions
  • COPD
  • Inspiratory Muscle Weakness
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 40 years and 90 years
Gender
Both males and females

Inclusion Criterias

Patients with COPD
Eligible to participate in an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program of 3 weeks
Pi,max <60 centimeters of water or <50% of the predicted normal value
Patients with COPD
Eligible to participate in an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program of 3 weeks
Pi,max <60 centimeters of water or <50% of the predicted normal value

Exclusion Criterias

Major comorbidities preventing successful participation in an 8 week exercise training intervention
use of non-invasive ventilation
Major comorbidities preventing successful participation in an 8 week exercise training intervention
use of non-invasive ventilation

Locations

Schönau am Königssee, Bayern, 83483
Schönau am Königssee, Bayern, 83483

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT01903772
Collaborators
KU Leuven
Investigators
Not Provided