Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criteria

Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Signed informed consent.
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Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.

Exclusion Criteria

Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
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Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Tracheostomized patients.

Summary

Conditions
  • Cuff Overinflation
  • Cuff Underinflation
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Prevention

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 18 years and 125 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

The aim of this study is to determine the efficiency of Pressure easy® device (Smiths medical cuff pressure controller) in continuous control of tracheal cuff pressure.

The aim of this study is to determine the efficiency of Pressure easy® device (Smiths medical cuff pressure controller) in continuous control of tracheal cuff pressure.

Inclusion Criteria

Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Signed informed consent.
...
Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.

Exclusion Criteria

Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
...
Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Tracheostomized patients.

Locations

Sabadell, Barcelona, 08208
Sabadell, Barcelona, 08208

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02109003
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Andrey Rodriguez, MD Critical Care Unit. Hospital de Sabadell, Corporación Sanitaria y Universitaria Parc Taulí
  • Andrey Rodriguez, MD Critical Care Unit. Hospital de Sabadell, Corporación Sanitaria y Universitaria Parc Taulí