Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Prospective, observational pilot study of ten post-transplant patients presenting with diarrhea while taking Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF). These patients will undergo a standard workup to confirm MMF induced diarrhea. A stool fecal calprotectin will be measured to determine if it may be helpful in confirming the diagnosis of MMF associated diarrhea. Once the diagnosis is confirmed, the patients will then be treated with a short course of subcutaneous Octreotide which has been shown to cure this type of diarrhea.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
Not yet recruiting
University Health Network, Toronto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:22-0500
RATIONALE: Octreotide may be effective in preventing or controlling diarrhea in patients who are undergoing radiation therapy to the pelvis. It is not yet known whether octreotide is effec...
RATIONALE: Octreotide may be effective in preventing diarrhea that is caused by treatment with irinotecan. PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to study the effectiveness of octreotide in ...
This phase II trial studies how well octreotide works in reducing diarrhea in patients receiving cabazitaxel and prednisone for hormone-resistant prostate cancer (HRPC) previously treated ...
RATIONALE: Octreotide may be effective in preventing or controlling diarrhea in patients who are undergoing chemoradiotherapy for anal or rectal cancer. It is not yet known whether octreot...
RATIONALE: Drugs such as octreotide and loperamide hydrochloride use different ways to relieve the diarrhea caused by chemotherapy. PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to compare the effe...
(111)In-DTPA-d-Phe(1)-octreotide scintigraphy is an important method of detecting neuroendocrine tumors. We previously reported that a new derivative of (111)In-DTPA-d-Phe(1)-octreotide, (111)In-DTPA-...
To calculate cost reduction associated with diarrhea/flushing symptom resolution/improvement following treatment with above-standard dose octreotide-LAR from commercial payor's perspective.
Postoperative chylous fistula after neck dissection is an uncommon complication associated with significant patient morbidity. Octreotide acetate is a somatostatin analogue established in the treatmen...
Pasireotide is a somatostatin analog (SSA) that targets somatostatin receptor subtype 1 (SST1), SST2, SST3, and SST5 with a high affinity. Pasireotide has a better antisecretory effect in acromegaly, ...
Traveller's diarrhea can be caused by bacteria, protozoa, helminths and viruses. Globally, the most common causes of traveller's diarrhea are two pathotypes of Escherichia coli (enterotoxigenic and en...
Infection with any of the rotaviruses. Specific infections include human infantile diarrhea, neonatal calf diarrhea, and epidemic diarrhea of infant mice.
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of acetate esters and water to alcohols and acetate. EC 188.8.131.52.
Megestrol acetate is a progestogen with actions and uses similar to those of the progestogens in general. It also has anti-androgenic properties. It is given by mouth in the palliative treatment or as an adjunct to other therapy in endometrial carcinoma and in breast cancer. Megestrol acetate has been approved to treat anorexia and cachexia. (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1995)
A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of CoA derivatives from ATP, acetate, and CoA to form AMP, pyrophosphate, and acetyl CoA. It acts also on propionates and acrylates. EC 184.108.40.206.
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...