Pilot Study for Verifying Endotracheal Tube Repositioning Using Ultrasound

Description

The investigators will compare the response to oral endotracheal tube repositioning as measured by chest x-ray and measured by the air-wave device.

Study Start Date

May 2015

Estimated Completion Date

April 2017

Interventions

  • Device: SonarMed Airwave Device

Specialties

  • Radiology: Chest
  • Emergency Medicine: Airway/Respiratory,EM Radiology/Diagnostics
  • Otolaryngology: Larynx/Trachea/Airway,Radiology/Diagnostics
  • Physician Assistant: ENT

MeSH Terms

  • Endotracheal Tube Repositioning
  • Ultrasound

Study ID

Yale University -- 1502015336

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02407158

Study Type

Observational

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

25

Sponsor

Yale University

Inclusion Criteria

  • Intubated patients in the SICU requiring ETT repositioning will be identified by SICU clinicians.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Based on manufacturer restrictions, patients with ETTs smaller than 6.5mm and larger than 9mm, double lumen ETTs, and those patients receiving Heliox therapy will be excluded from this study.

Gender

Both

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Yale New Haven Hospital - New Haven, Connecticut 18.1 miles Kevin M Schuster MD 203-785-2572 kevin.schuster@yale.edu

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