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Aerosol Deposition in Asthmatic Obese Women Using Heliox

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Last updated:1st Nov 2015

BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess pulmonary deposition and distribution of radio-aerosol in obese and normal women, using 2-D planar scintigraphy.
METHODS: after inhaling an aerosol of technetium labeled diethylenetriamine penteacetic acid (99mTc - DTPA) with an activity of 1 mCi in a total dose volume with normal saline of 2,5 ml using a vibrating mesh inhaler.


Study Type: Interventional
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Aerosol Deposition in Asthmatic Obese Women Using Heliox: A Randomized, Crossover, Controlled Clinical Trial Study
Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: November 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Arms:
- Active Comparator:
obese nebulizer
- Experimental: asthmatic obese nebulizer

Category Value
Study start date 2015-11-01

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