- Ages Eligible for Study
- 7 years to 90 years
- Genders Eligible for Study
Computed Tomography, Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary Function Testing, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, and Allergen Skin Testing
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Symptoms consistent with pulmonary disease.
May have family history of lung disease.
Patients with diseases of organs with known association with lung disease.
Ranging in age from 7 to 90 years old.
Persons with no clinical evidence of lung disease.
Chronic lung diseases are disorders associated with abnormalities in any of the structures involved in the process of breathing and bringing oxygen into the lungs and blood. This includes abnormalities in the airways, lungs, blood vessels in and around the lungs, and the tissue covering the lungs (pleura). The purpose of this research study is to evaluate patients referred to the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in order to; 1. <TAB>Develop a better understanding of the causes and disease processes involved in disorders of the lungs 2. <TAB>Identify patients eligible to participate in other P-CCMB research studies
Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001183
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland United States
Status: RecruitingContact info For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR)800-411-1222xTTY8664111010prpl@cc.nih.gov