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Phase 1 Study of the Aeris Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) System in Patients With Advanced Heterogeneous Emphysema

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Trial Conditions
  • Pulmonary Emphysema
What is the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the Aeris Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) System is safe in patients with advanced emphysema.

Date & Status


Who can Participate?


18 and older



Inclusion Criteria:

- Advanced emphysema

- Limited exercise capacity and persistent symptoms despite medical therapy

- Age between 18 and 75

- No significant heart, kidney or liver disease

- Willingness and ability to tolerate bronchoscopy

- No prior Lung Volume Reduction Surgery or Lung Transplantation

- Screening test results indicating that the procedure is appropriate

Gender: Both
Steward Physician(s)
  • John J. Reilly, MD
  • St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Completed
Trial Interventions
  • BLVR
Physician Researcher

Investigator Name:

  • John J. Reilly, MD

Other Information

Sponsor: Aeris Therapeutics
Phase: Phase 1
Trial ID: NCT00085852
Volunteers:  Not Accepting Healthy Volunteers

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