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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

The Exercise Therapy for Advanced Lung Disease Trial: Response and Adaptation to Aerobic Exercise in Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease

General Information

Age Group

Adult

Status

Active

Protocol Number

N/A

Offered At

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Clinic
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA  22042

Principal Investigator

Steven Nathan, MD

Eligibility Information

  • 21-80 years of age
  • Diagnosis of interstitial lung disease
  • World Health Organization (WHO) functional class II or III (class I or IV with certain exceptions)
  • Echocardiogram showing absence of pulmonary hypertension
  • No syncope or significant chest pain for at least one month
  • No pulmonary rehabilitation within the last 6 months and is not currently in a maintenance program
  • Physically inactive (<30 minutes of exercise on 3 or more days a week within the last 6 months)

Ineligibility Information

  • Recent syncope or chest pain
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation within the last 6 months