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Validation of the one minute walk test and new respiratory parameters in six minute walk test in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

General Information

Age Group

Adult

Status

Active

Protocol Number

N/A

Background Information

This research study is being to validate the test performance characteristics and prognostic value of distance walked in a one minute walk test (1MWT) compared to the standard 6MWT in a cohort of patients with IPF as well as healthy control volunteers.

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

  • Aged ≥ 18 years
  • Diagnosis of IPF
  • Patient at Inova Fairfax Advanced Lung Disease & Transplant program
  • In a stable condition and on stable medical regimen

Ineligibility Information

  • History of significant musculoskeletal disease, unstable angina or cardiac arrhythmias
  • Requiring more than 6L/O2 nasal cannula
  • Acutely ill with lung infection
  • Any medical conditions that are contraindicated for exercise testing according to ATS guidelines