Latest Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Clinical Trials

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Diagnostic Value of 18F-Choline PET/CT in Patients With a Thyroid Nodule With an Indeterminate Cytology: Pilot Study

The purpose of the study is to investigate the contribution of PET-CT with F18-choline in the diagnosis of thyroid nodule with indeterminate cytology in order to guide the best indication of surgical resection.

INTEGRATED IMPACT ASSESSMENT a Telemedicine Program in the Care of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Intensive Treatment With Multiple Daily Injections.

Prospective study of 6 months of evolution in people with type 1 diabetes with insulin multidose (MDI) and HbA1c> 7%. Patients were evaluated clinical, metabolic and psychological baseline and at 6 months, with a telematic visit at 3 months. We analyzed: glycemic control (HbA1c), glycemic variability (SD and MAGE), depressive symptoms (BDI-II), anxiety (STAI), treatment-related (DDS) distress, fear of hypoglycemia (FH-15), adhesion treatment (SCI-R), quality of life (DQOL) and ...

A Comparison of Two Ab Interno Procedures in the Treatment of Glaucoma in Patients Undergoing Cataract Extraction

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of goniotomy performed with a novel ophthalmic knife compared to trabecular bypass stent implantation in mild to moderate glaucoma subjects who are also undergoing cataract extraction with phacoemulsification (Phaco) and posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) implant.

Botulinum Toxin Type A Block of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion in Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyposis

Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with nasal polyps is a particularly challenging form of chronic rhinosinusitis in several ways. Patients have significantly more severe symptom burden and worse quality of life than patients with chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps. Many patients return to the health care providers with persistent symptoms after repeated medical and surgical treatment. Patients have usually tried several different types of treatments, ranging from less invas...

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Cyclo-Z in Patients With Obese Type 2 Diabetes

This is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group comparison study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Cyclo-Z for the treatment of subjects with obese type 2 diabetes. The study will consist of 3 phases: - Screening phase (2 weeks) - Treatment phase (12 weeks) - Follow-up phase (2 weeks) Following a 2-week screening period, subjects who meet all inclusion and exclusion criteria will be randomly assigned into one of the fo...

Phase II Treatment Stratification Trial Using Neck Dissection-Driven Selection to Improve Quality of Life for Low Risk Patients With HPV+ Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Cancer

Investigators will determine whether treatment stratification by neck dissection, to more accurately pathologically stage patients, minimizing the number of treatment modalities in patients with low risk oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, can improve quality of life.

Evaluation of a Biofeedback Tool to Minimize Procedural Pain and Anxiety in Children

Belly breathing is a popular relaxation technique used to reduce anxiety and pain in children during medical procedures. The investigators have developed a biofeedback game that will help teach children how to belly breathe in an interactive way. Existing studies have shown that biofeedback tools are effective ways to teach relaxation techniques to children. The purpose of this study is to evaluate 1) whether this new biofeedback tool is a more a effective and engaging way to t...

Cost Efficacy Evaluation of Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

In this observational cost efficacy study, the investigator compare the Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (LRP) versus Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RALP). Every cost of care that include hospitalization related or post operative medical consumption are obtained and recorded up to 5 years follow up. Functional results (continence, potency, quality of life) are obtained through standardised questionnaires. Carcinologic results are estimated by Prostate Specific A...

A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Preliminary Efficacy of PRF110 in Bunionectomy Surgery

PRF110 is new extended release oily solution formulation of ropivacaine that is intended for local infiltration into surgical wounds. The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and early efficacy of PRF110 in bunionectomy surgery, to measure the pharmacokinetic profile of PRF110 over 72 hours and evaluate the duration of analgesia witnessed in the surgical setting.

Local and Intravenous Dexamethasone on Post Operative Pain a After CS

A Prospective, randomized study conducted on 120 pregnant women attending the labour wards in Kasr Al Ainy and Fayoum maternity hospitals from May 2014 to December 2015. All participants were scheduled for elective cesarean section under spinal anaesthesia and were randomly divided into 3 equal groups. Group 1(40 women) received 16 mg Dexamethasone IV drip. Group II (40 women) received 16 mg Dexamethasone subcutaneous injection around the caesarean section scar after skin closu...

Clinical Outcomes of Preoperative and Postoperative Rehabilitation in the Patients With HBP Malignancy

Clinical Outcomes of Preoperative and Postoperative Rehabilitation in the Patients With HBP Malignancy.

GI Complications in Cancer Immunotherapy Patients

The purpose of this study is to establish a prospective observational cohort of cancer immunotherapy patients with GI side effects in order to identify biomarkers that predict GI complications due to treatment.

Electromyography of the Pectoral Muscle in Mastalgia Patients

Mastalgia is a common problem for women. The aim of this study is to investigate the role of neuromuscular pathologies of the thorax wall at mastalgia ethiopathogenesis.

Efficacy, Safety, and PK Study of Ulimorelin in Patients With Enteral Feeding Intolerance: The PROMOTE Trial

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect Ulimorelin in patients with enteral feeding intolerance.

Self-apposing Stentys Stents Registry

Self-apposing, drug-eluting Stentys coronary stents represent a valuable tool for the treatment of coronary artery stenosis. Their ability to adapt to widely varying vessel calibers and to auto-expand after their release to self-appose to vessel walls is particularly useful in the presence of ectasic coronary arteries or significant vessel tapering. The investigators planned this study to assess the feasibility, the effectiveness and the safety of the implantation of self-appos...


Design: Single center, double-blind, sham-controlled trial that will randomize symptomatic patients with a coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) to CTO percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or a sham procedure. All patients will receive optimal medical therapy. Treatment:CTO PCI, as per standard clinical practice. Control: Patients randomized to sham-procedure will undergo only bilateral arterial access, without angiography or PCI being performed. Secondary Endpoin...

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A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability & Efficacy of MSDC 0602K in Patients With NASH

This is a randomized, double-blinded study of three doses of MSDC-0602K (62.5, 125 and 250 mg) or placebo given orally once daily to subjects with biopsy proven NASH with fibrosis and no cirrhosis. Subjects will be stratified by presence of T2DM (Yes/No), use of Vitamin E ≥ 400 IU (Yes/No) and fibrosis score (1 or ≥ 2) to ensure equal representation across all groups. The primary efficacy endpoint, hepatic histological improvement in NAS defined as a decrease of at least 2 ...

Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Antagonist in Treatment of Early-onset Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Efficacy of the use of GnRH antagonist in treatment of those who develop early-onset severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and had cancelled embryo transfer

Study of Gastroduodenal Metallic Stent vs Gastrojejunostomy

Selection of the optimal treatment for gastric outlet obstruction in patients with radically unresectable gastric cancer remains controversial because previous studies comparing the two procedures had a small sample size as well as they included various etiologies such as gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, duodenal cancer and pancreaticobiliary cancer in selecting the patient population. Therefore, to establish the standard of care for patients with radically unresectable gastric ca...

Pilot Study Of Anti-Programmed Death Ligand-1 (Anti-PD-L1, Atezolizumab) In Asymptomatic Myeloma

The purpose of this pilot study is to gain initial insights into the biologic and clinical effects of Atezolizumab in patients with Asymptomatic Multiple Myeloma (AMM). The data may provide novel insights into anti-PDL-1-induced immunologic changes, which could potentially be relevant to its future development in Multiple Myeloma (MM) and other indications.

Study of Ruxolitinib for Patients With Myelofibrosis (MF)

The goal of this clinical research study is to collect data about the long term safety and tolerability of ruxolitinib when given to patients with MF.

Translational Investigation of Growth and Everyday Routines in Kids

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of severe obesity on physical activity, sedentary behavior and cardiometabolic risk factors during childhood and adolescence and whether these associations are modified by race. Additionally, the study will investigate the contributions of (total, regional, and depot-specific) fat accumulation on changes in physical activity, sedentary behavior, and cardiometabolic risk factors during childhood and adolescence.

Minimally Invasive of Proximal Humerus Fractures With Internal Fixation Improves Shoulder Function in Older Patients

This study protocol represents an attempt to objectively choose appropriate methods for internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures in older patients by comparing locking compression plate with conventional steel plate fixation to improve shoulder function.

Norepinephrine Transporter Blockade, Autonomic Failure (NETAF)

Drug therapy for patients suffering from autonomic failure and neurogenic orthostatic hypotension are scarce and not effective. If left untreated, these patients have the highest risk of syncope, falls and fall-related injuries. The proposed study will determine the clinical benefit of a commercially available drug, atomoxetine, to reduce symptoms associated with neurogenic orthostatic hypotension in patients with autonomic failure.

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