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22:58 EDT 20th August 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Sunday 20th August 2017

To Evaluate the Effect of Chlorhexidine-benzidamine Administration

The use of laryngeal mask (LMA) for the purpose of providing airway safety of patients is a common method in general anesthesia practice. This practice does not require laryngoscopy and there is no laryngeal and tracheal stimulation until endotracheal intubation, so an increased hemodynamic response is not expected in the patient. LMA is an airway control device consisting of a silicon mask commonly used in cases where endotracheal intubation (ETE) is not required and a silicon...

Measuring Biting Force of Poly-amide Complete Dentures

Randomized clinical trial to compare between biting force of mandibular complete denture constructed from two different materials; metal reinforced polyamide and conventional PMMA,The null hypothesis of the study that there will not be a difference between biting force of the complete denture constructed from metal reinforced polyamide and PMMA

Post-traumatic Occipital Neuralgia - Surgical Versus Medical Management

Occipital neuralgia and subsequent headaches are associated with significant morbidity and impact quality of life and ability to work. Treatment is primarily medical and consists of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and medications to treat neuropathic pain. Many patient exhaust medical management options and suffer from persistent symptoms. Surgical management of chronic headaches including occipital neuralgia is emerging as a tool to relieve pain and the burden of ...

Prospective Observational Trial to Evaluate Quality of Life After Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Prospective single arm, single center observational study to evaluate Quality of Life (Qol) after stereotactic body radiotherapy for patients with hepatocellular cancer. Patients will receive work-up, treatment and follow-up exclusively as routinely done except additional quality of life measurements. Qol will be measured by standardized and validated EORTC questionaires at different time points during routine follow-up.

THE SMArTVIEW, CoVeRed

The SMArTVIEW program evaluates the use of remote, automated monitoring in hospital and at home, on patients undergoing cardiac and major vascular surgery, to determine the effect on the 45-day risk of hospital readmission and emergency department visits. Half of participants will receive the SMArTVIEW intervention of increased monitoring, while the other half will receive standard care after surgery.

Metformin Versus Vildagliptin for Diabetic Hypertensive Patients

This is a controlled study to measure the efficacy of using metformin or vildagliptin for type 2 diabetic patients who suffers from hypertension to reduce cardiovascular risk resulting from both diabetes and hypertension using different parameters measuring

CANscriptTM Clinical Outcomes in a Real-World Setting (ANCERS)-2

The purpose of this study is to test the CANscript™ sensitivity assay, which is a new and different assay developed to test the sensitivity of different cancer types to physician selected therapies (both drugs and/or drug combinations) indicated for the stage and type of cancer for treatment. CANscript™ tests how a patients specific tumor reacts to the therapies being considered by the treating physician. CANscript™ test results have been shown to closely correspond with ...

Laparoscopic Tubal Preservation Surgery

Traditionally, salpingectomy has been the standard procedure for managing ectopic pregnancy. We would like to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic tubal preservation surgery in treating ectopic pregnancies (salpingostomy or salpingotomy) while preserving the fertility outcome of the patients, as well as to identify the factors predicting the presence of persistent ectopic pregnancy after the surgery.

iADAPTS to Support Strategy Training After Stroke

Adherence to rehabilitation interventions is associated with functional outcomes (e.g. independence in daily activities, return of motor function) after stroke. Low adherence to rehabilitation home programs is common after stroke. Interventions delivered via mobile health applications demonstrated positive effects on adherence to health behaviors (e.g. medication routines, smoking cessation). The investigators developed the iADAPTS mobile application to support adherence to Str...

Auditive and Renal Long Term Outcomes - Risk After Aminoglycoside Therapy in Neonates (AURORA)

Gentamicin, in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic, is commonly used for treatment of neonatal sepsis. Neonates have a high volume of distribution. It is a paradox that most neonatal dosing schedules still recommend lower gentamicin doses (4-5 mg/kg) than in older children (≥ 7 mg/kg). In the neonatal unit in Tromsø a simplified gentamicin high-dose (6 mg/kg) regimen has been in use since 2004. The investigators have previously shown that this regimen was associated w...

MBSR During AI Therapy for Breast Cancer

This study will use non-invasive neuroimaging (i.e., MRI) to examine whether Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) improves neural markers of cognitive function for postmenopausal women taking aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy for breast cancer. The pilot randomized controlled trial will obtain preliminary efficacy of MBSR versus Health Enhancement Program (HEP) active control to improve neural markers of cognitive function. The final sample will include 32 postmenopausal wo...

Evaluation of Cost of Nosocomial Infection

This study will investigate the cost and impact of Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) to patients, the health service and the wider community. This is in order to develop a model to allow policy makers to compare the cost effectiveness of Infection Prevention and Control measures in NHSScotland. The model will support policy makers and clinical teams in building a patient centred, safe, effective and efficient service.

Assessing Toxicity of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking

Waterpipe smoking is a tobacco use method in which smoke passes through a partially-filled water jar. Burning charcoal heats the waterpipe tobacco which produces the smoke that the user inhales. Waterpipe smoking was associated with increased risk for coronary heart and pulmonary diseases. This Waterpipe Study will inform the FDA on regulating waterpipe tobacco products and reduce the harm of it use. This study will be conducted at homes of hookah smokers, in natural settings, ...

Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (Dermatological Component)

To determine the relationships of dietary factors with the subsequent risk of dermatological diseases (such as skin cancers and inflammatory or autoimmune dermatoses) in a cohort of female registered nurses and male health professionals.

WEE1 Inhibitor AZD1775 in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors With CCNE1 Amplification

This phase II trial studies how well WEE1 inhibitor AZD1775 works in treating patients with solid tumors with CCNE1 amplification that have spread to other places in the body and do not respond to treatment. WEE1 inhibitor AZD1775 may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Prospective Multicenter Registry On Radiation Dose Estimates Of Cardiac CT Angiography in Daily Practice in 2017 (PROTECTION VI)

Background: CCTA is a common way to evaluate coronary artery disease. It stands for coronary computed tomography angiography. It uses scanning to look at the arteries that supply blood to the heart. It is noninvasive, widely available, and generally accurate. But it does expose people to radiation. Exposure to high amounts of radiation can increase a person s risk of getting cancer. Researchers want to learn more about the relationship between CCTA and radiation exposure...

Samples From Human Subjects to Facilitate Basic, Translational and Clinical Research

Background: This study is designed to provide samples to help us study the genes your blood cells are making as well as the proteins, sugars, fats, vitamins and other metabolites found in your blood or urine. Blood samples may also be collected to make special cells. These are called induced pluripotent stem cells or iPSCs. Pluripotent stem cells are cells that can be converted into any type of cell. Researchers want to study in the lab iPSCs that are derived from blood ...

Technical Development of Clinical Laboratory Studies

Background: The Human Motor Control Section does tests for people with movement disorders. In order to be sure when a test is normal or abnormal, normal values must be determined in a large group of healthy volunteers (HVs). Therefore, the researchers want to study the techniques in HVs. They will use the results as the standard of comparison in future clinical studies. Objective: To get enough normal results in movement tests to use in clinical studies. Eligibi...

Interhemispheric Interaction of Parieto-Motor Cortico-Cortical Plasticity

Background: The two hemispheres of the brain are connected. Changes in one hemisphere affect the other through this connection. Research has shown that training new skills in one hand improves the same skills for the other hand. Researchers want to learn more about how the brain works to transfer the skills to the other hand. Objective: To learn how changes on one side of the brain affect the other side. To study the activity of the left and right sides o...

Prostate SBRT for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Prior Radiotherapy

Background: Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in U.S. men. Radiation is an effective treatment for most patients with localized prostate cancer, but sometimes the tumor returns. Researchers want to see if a highly focused type of radiation can help. It is given in only 5 treatments. It is called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Objective: To study the maximum tolerated dose and side effects of stereotactic body radiation therapy ...

PrEP Impact Trial: A Pragmatic Health Technology Assessment of PrEP and Implementation

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of anti-HIV medicines by HIV negative people in order to prevent them from becoming HIV positive if exposed to HIV. Currently, the combination drug containing tenofovir and emtricitabine is licensed in Europe for use as HIV PrEP. We know from previous studies worldwide that this combination drug is very good at reducing the risk of HIV infection and several countries have implemented PrEP programmes to provide PrEP to individuals ...

Use of a Hand-held Digital Cognitive Aid in Simulated Cardiac Arrest.

Cardiac arrest is one of the most stressful situations to be managed. Our first study (MAX, accepted for publication BJA) clearly showed that it cannot be compared to other urgent and stressful situations (malignant hyperthermia, anaphylactic shock, acute toxicity of local anesthetics, severe and symptomatic hyperkaliemia) whose management was significantly improved with the help of a digital cognitive aid. The present study exclusively deals with the management of cardiac arr...

The Evaluation of Pulse: A Mobile Health App and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

This study uses a randomized controlled design to evaluate the efficacy of a new mobile app, Pulse, in reducing the incidence of unprotected sex among young women. Pulse is a web-based mobile health application that can be accessed through mobile smartphones and computers. Pulse was designed to increase highly effective birth control use and reproductive and sexual health care utilization, and ultimately decrease teen pregnancy. The sample is comprised of women with the followi...

Golimumab (MK-8259 / SCH900259) Treatment Withdrawal in Participants With Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (MK-8259-038)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of treatment withdrawal vs continued treatment with golimumab (GLM) administered by subcutaneous (SC) injection on the incidence of a "flare" in non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis over up to 12 months. The primary hypothesis is that continued treatment with golimumab is superior to treatment withdrawal, based on the percentage of subjects without a "flare" during up to 12 months of blinded therapy.

Survey of QRS Frequency at Various Left Ventricular Pacing Sites for Cardiac Resynchronization

LV pacing at various sites with recording of ECG and subsequent signal analysis at different sites.


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