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13:12 EST 11th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

Cyclophosphamide and Azathioprine vs Tacrolimus in Antisynthetase Syndrome-related Interstitial Lung Disease : Multicentric Randomized Phase III Trial

"Antisynthetase syndrome (ASS) is one of the most severe inflammatory myopathy (IM), due to pulmonary involvement (interstitial lung disease, ILD). Until now, the most commonly used immunosuppresive therapy in Europe is Cyclophosphamide followed by different immunosuppressive drugs as maintenance therapy, including Azathioprine (and so called " European Strategy "). In the USA however, the first-line immunosuppressive treatment is Tacrolimus (so called " American Strategy "). N...

IVUS-guided DK Crush Stenting Technique for Patients With Complex Bifurcation Lesions

This study is designed to investigate whether IVUS-guided DK crush stenting technique compared to angiography-guided DK crush after the indexed procedure will lead to lower rates of the composite endpoint of target vessel failure (TVF) at 12 months. The individual components of TVF include cardiac death, target-vessel myocardial infarction (MI), or target vessel revascularization (TVR). Complex bifurcation lesions were defined according to DEFINITION study.

Pilot Study of Glucagon Ready to Use (RTU) in Subjects With Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia After Bariatric Surgery

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Glucagon RTU when administered to subjects with a history of bariatric surgery during episodes of post-postprandial hypoglycemia. Twelve eligible subjects will be randomly assigned to receive Glucagon RTU or placebo at the first of two clinical research center (CRC) visits, followed by the other treatment at the second CRC visit. Subjects will be randomly assigned to eith...

A Study to Investigate the Safety, Efficacy and PK of Multiple Doses of QL-007 in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients in CHINA

This is a randomized, open-label, positive-control, dose-escalation Phase 1b trial in 60 patients with chronic HBV infection to determine the safety, preliminary efficacy, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of QL-007 after administration over 28 days of multiple oral doses in a fasted state at the following planned dose levels: 200, 400, and then 600 mg.

Effect of Prebiotics and/or Probiotics on Uremic Toxins and Inflammation Markers in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a world public health problem, with high morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of mortality in ESRD; uremic toxin retention and inflammation are considered non-traditional risk factors, as they have an active role in atherosclerosis and vascular calcification pathogenesis in dialysis patients. Uremic toxins may be generated by internal protein metabolism, however, some toxins that can't be efficiently eliminated by ...

Gene Transfer Study of AAV9-CLN3 for Treatment NCL Type 3

Open-label, single dose, dose-escalation clinical trial AAV9-CLN3 via intrathecal injection in NCL type 3 subjects

Fluoroscopy Guided Lumbar Facet Joint Injection Versus Ultrasound Guided Injection in Patients With Low Back Pain Due to Facet Syndrome

The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of fluoroscopy guided lumbar facet joint injection versus ultrasound guided injection in patients with low back pain due to facet syndrome.

Team Based Psychosocial Care to Promote, Maintain and Restore Wellness of Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers are trying to see if proactive identification and team based individualized care of cancer patients having emotional difficulties can improve quality of life relative to treatment as usual. Also, to see if proactive approaches to maintain wellness can prevent grief among breast cancer patients, experiencing no emotional difficulties relative to treatment as usual.

Amnion-Based Injections in the Shoulder

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the shoulder is a common debilitating condition affecting up to 5% of the general population and as much as 32% of patients over 60 years of age. Clinically, OA is diagnosed by a combination of symptoms, such as slow onset of progressively worsening shoulder pain and stiffness over months to years (often with a history of minor trauma), and pain with activity. Physical exam may show tenderness and swelling, muscle atrophy, and decreased range of motion. A...

RCT of the Effect of Laparoscopic and Open Radical Antegrade Modular Pancreatosplenectomy

Pancreatic cancer is regarded as "the king of cancer". It is extremely malignant, with a low sensibility to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and a poor prognosis. Surgical treatment is very important for pancreatic cancer. Radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) is a standard method for treating pancreatic cancer at the body and tail of pancreas. In the same surgical approach, the investigators are going to compare and discuss the advantages of laparoscopic and ope...

Gas Exchange Kinetics and Work Load During Exercise

The purpose of this research study is to understand how different kinds of exercise affect the human body and the health of the heart and lungs. For example, some people like to exercise continuously for relatively long periods of time while others like to exercise for short periods of time with rest periods in between. Children tend to exercise in frequent bouts of brief exercise interspersed with periods of rest. Also, some people like running or treadmill exercise while othe...

Graft Patency of QFR-guided Versus Angio-guided Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Coronary artery bypass grafting(CABG) is the golden standard for severe coronary artery disease(CAD), the current surgery strategy is mainly based on coronary angiography(CAG), but many trials of PCI have shown that visually stenosis in CAG may not have functional significance. The aim of this study is to investigate if the Quantitative Flow Ratio (QFR) can be adopted in CABG and achieve a better graft patency.

Identifying Patients With Suspicion of Infection in the ED Who Have Low Disease Severity Using MR-proADM - Pilot Study

Emergency departments (ED) are becoming increasingly over-crowded, with patients facing prolonged waiting times. Therefore, a safe and rapid assessment that identifies patients with low severity that could be treated as outpatients is essential for improving the workflow within the ED. The rationale of this IDEAL study is to provide guidance to safely decrease the number of hospital admissions through identification of low risk patients with the biomarker MR-proADM. This...

A Study of LY3405105 in Participants With Advanced Cancer

The main purpose of this study is to investigate the safety of LY3405105 in participants with advanced cancer. The study has two parts (A and B). Participants will only enroll in one part.

Using a Nurse-Led Communication Strategy for Surrogates in the Intensive Care Unit

Communication is one of the greatest health needs for high quality end-of-life (EOL) care in the intensive care unit (ICU), especially when patients are too ill to speak for themselves and rely on surrogates to make EOL decisions. Yet, there is no effective nursing intervention designed to improve communication between surrogates and clinicians. In order to enhance understanding of the surrogates' needs in the transition to EOL, this study will propose a new theory-grounded com...

Molecular Genetic, Host-derived and Clinical Determinants of Long-term Survival in Glioblastoma

This pro - and retrospective multicenter clinical epidemiological study studies the molecular genetic, host-derived and clinical determinants of glioblastoma patients with an overall survival of more than 5 years. The different research focusses are: - Identification of clinical parameters and patient characteristics / host-related factors in long-term survivors (Focus 1) - Identification of molecular tumor characteristics in long-term survivors (Focus 2) ...

Low- and Moderate-intensity Statin and Clinical Outcome of Primary Prevention in Individuals Aged >75 Years: the SCOPE-75 RCT Study

One of the most effective drug in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease is statins. The protective effects of statin on developement of cardiovascular disease has been demonstrated in elderly individuals aged over 75 years. Since side effects of statin are more common in elderly individuals than in younger individuals, clinical guidelines recommend that use of low intensity statin is considered in elderly individuals. However, there are few randomized clinical trials...

A Mechanistic Randomized Controlled Trial on the Cardiovascular Effect of Berberine

Berberine is extracted from Coptis (Huanglian) and Phellodendron Chinese (Huangbai), to make into berberine tablets.1 Recent studies have shown that berberine has beneficial effects on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors,1,2 such as lowering the risk of hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and hypertension.1 In a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of 27 randomized controlled trials (RCTs), berberine effectively reduced low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) (-0.6...

Preoperative Teriparatide Use on Insertional Torque of Pedicle Screws for Lumbar Fusion Surgery

This project aims to investigate any difference of insertional torque strength for osteoporotic patients with preoperative 1-month teriparatide injections versus those without. The increased insertional torque of pedicle screws during surgery after only 1 month of teriparatide use has also been studied. However, the effect of teriparatide on vertebral body bone mineral density (BMD) prior to and after fusion surgery has not been studied. The effects on screw insertional torque ...

Early Prostate Cancer: Predicting Treatment Response

This study will replicate/validate the risk prediction model developed for the Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Surgery and Radiation (CEASAR) study in a more diverse patient population to assess generalizability of the model as well as evaluate the relative contribution of the Decipher Prostate Cancer Test and ProstateNext Test from Ambry Genetics, to the risk prediction model for estimating treatment outcomes, and thereby improve personalization of treatment options.

Peri-operative Hypothermia in Children

This study aims to determine the incidence of hypothermia in the local paediatric population in the peri-operative period, identify the risk factors involved, and thereafter develop and implement clinical practice guidelines to reduce IPH such that temperature monitoring and heat conservation measures can be implemented in a cost-effective way. The secondary objectives are to determine the adverse outcomes of hypothermia and warming measures

Laryngeal Adaptation for Speech and Swallowing

This study will test laryngeal adaptation in speech and swallowing function in healthy adults, in patients with cerebral stroke, and in patients with spinocerebellar ataxia type 6. The findings from this proposal will be the first step toward implementing rehabilitation techniques that help patients to prevent speech and swallowing errors before they occur.

Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Quality of Life After Surgical Correction of Congenital Wall Malformations

The main objective of this study is to characterize the cardiorespiratory functional gain in patients with pectus excavatum following corrective surgery.

A Safety and Tolerability Study of ARGX-113 in Patients With Myasthenia Gravis Who Have Generalized Muscle Weakness.

This is a Long-Term, Single-Arm, Open-Label, Multicenter Phase 3 follow-on trial of the ARGX-113-1704 study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ARGX-113 in patients with gMG.

Nivolumab and Ibrutinib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Central Nervous System Lymphoma

This phase II trial studies the side effects and how well nivolumab and ibrutinib works in treating patients with central nervous system lymphoma that has come back or does not respond to treatment. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Ibrutinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth...


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