Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criteria

hospitalized malnourished patients (BMI ≤ 20 Kg/m2, loss of body weight ≥ 10% unintentional, or serum albumin <3.5 g/dL)
candidate to elective abdominal surgery
ability to perform all evaluations and training
hospitalized malnourished patients (BMI ≤ 20 Kg/m2, loss of body weight ≥ 10% unintentional, or serum albumin <3.5 g/dL)
candidate to elective abdominal surgery
ability to perform all evaluations and training

Exclusion Criteria

necessity of over than 48h of mechanical ventilation
reoperation
previous respiratory disease
necessity of over than 48h of mechanical ventilation
reoperation
previous respiratory disease

Summary

Conditions
  • Surgery
  • Undernutrition
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Prevention

Participation Requirements

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

Inclusion Criteria

hospitalized malnourished patients (BMI ≤ 20 Kg/m2, loss of body weight ≥ 10% unintentional, or serum albumin <3.5 g/dL)
candidate to elective abdominal surgery
ability to perform all evaluations and training
hospitalized malnourished patients (BMI ≤ 20 Kg/m2, loss of body weight ≥ 10% unintentional, or serum albumin <3.5 g/dL)
candidate to elective abdominal surgery
ability to perform all evaluations and training

Exclusion Criteria

necessity of over than 48h of mechanical ventilation
reoperation
previous respiratory disease
necessity of over than 48h of mechanical ventilation
reoperation
previous respiratory disease

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02200198
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
Study Director: Celso RF Carvalho, PhD University of Sao Paulo