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Feasibility and Interest of a HIV Quarterly Preventive Global Care in Men Who Have Sex With Men in Sub-Saharan Africa

The objective of the study is to evaluate the feasibility and interest of a HIV quarterly preventive global care for men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa to help reducing HIV incidence in this key population, their female partners, and the general population. This interventional, open label, multicenter, multidisciplinary cohort study will be conducted in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali and Burundi. All participants will receive a HIV quarterly preventive glob...

A Randomized Trial of Remote Monitoring of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Versus Quarterly Device Interrogations in Clinic

The purpose of this study is to determine if remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), compared with quarterly device interrogations in clinic, will improve patients' outcomes and satisfaction and will reduce health care costs.

Leuprorelin Acetate DPS (Leuplin DPS) Treatment Quarterly in Patients With Central Precocious Puberty

A multicenter, open-label, prospective study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of leuprorelin acetate DPS (Leuplin DPS) treatment quarterly in patients with central precocious puberty

A Study of Quarterly Intravenous Bonviva (Ibandronate) in Women With Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis.

This single arm study will assess the efficacy and safety of quarterly intravenous Bonviva in women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. All patients will receive Bonviva 3mg i.v. every 3 months. The anticipated time on study treatment is 3-12 months, and the target sample size is 100 individuals.

PROVIGIL® (Modafinil) Treatment in Children and Adolescents With Excessive Sleepiness Associated With Narcolepsy or Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome

The primary objective of the study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of treatment with PROVIGIL in children and adolescents with excessive sleepiness (ES) associated with narcolepsy or OSAHS (obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea), when administered for up to 12 months. Safety and tolerability will be evaluated throughout the study by means of adverse event information, clinical laboratory test results, vital signs measurements, and body weight and height measurements; qua...

SMART for Smoking Cessation in Lung Cancer Screening

In this sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART) current smokers who are eligible for lung cancer screening will be identified using the electronic medical record at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VA (N=1000). All participants will receive 8 weeks of evidence-based first-line smoking cessation treatment. Participants will be eligible for three potential randomizations during one year of smoking intervention: 1) to timing of identifying early respon...

Early Detection of Lung Cancer in a High-Risk Population Defined by PFT, Biomarkers, and CT Scanning

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in Kentucky and has a very high incidence within the 5th Congressional District of Kentucky (110.8 cases per 100,000 in period 1996-2000). Surgical removal provides the best chance for cure. Unfortunately, the majority of lung cancer cases are detected in an advanced stage, when surgical resection is impossible. This leads to shorter survival rates and increased mortality rates for lung cancer, increased patient suffering, and greate...

Promoting Healthy Habits With Elderlies Diabetics

Randomized clinical trial with the objective of evaluating the effectiveness of operative groups to promote healthy habits in elderlies diabetics. The study was conducted in the Family Health Units of Microregion 4.2 Sanitary District IV of Recife, Pernambuco, Northeast Brazil. Participated in 202 elderlies diabetic randomly assigned to two groups: intervention and control, with similar characteristics in relation to age. Data collection occurred from August 2014 to August 2015...

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A Prospective Multi-center Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Endoscopy Competence Among Gastroenterology Trainees in the Era of the Next Accreditation System.

Hypothesis: ACE tool for colonoscopy and EGD allows for reliable standardized learning curves, competency benchmarks, and creation of a centralized database that compares trainee performance amongst peers. Trainees receiving quarterly learning curves achieve competence in endoscopic procedures at a faster rate (ie less procedures) compared to trainees receiving usual feedback on endoscopic performance as established by their respective GI fellowship program. Aims: To com...

Drug Persistence/Adherence in Patients Treated With Dabigatran or VKA for Stroke Prevention in Non Valvular Atrial Fibrillation (SPAF)

4000 AF patients receiving Pradaxa or VKA for stroke prevention will be followed up for 12 months in quarterly visits. Prescriptions, adverse events and (if applicable) reasons for definitive treatment discontinuation will be collected. At 6 months, patient adherence will be assessed, using the Morisky Score.

Coalition for a Healthier Community—Utah Women and Girls - Phase II (UWAG-II)

This 12-month randomized trial is designed to evaluate the impact of low intensity (quarterly) versus high intensity (monthly) wellness coaching programs on women's success achieving individual health goals related to active living and healthy eating and changes in these health behaviors over time.

A Clinical Trial Screening for Atrial Fibrillation (AF-CATCH)

1. Study name:A randomized clinical trial on atrial fibrillation screening by using an automated electrocardiogram system in an elderly Chinese population 2. Rationale: Failure in the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation leads to high incidence of stroke and high mortality and disability. It is therefore imperative to diagnose and manage atrial fibrillation in a timely and effective fashion to prevent the complications of atrial fibrillation. ...

Ventavis® Registry Protocol

The Ventavis® (iloprost) Registry is a multicenter, observational, U.S.-based study that longitudinally follows patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) who have been receiving therapy with Ventavis® for at least 3 months. Patients diagnosed with WHO Group I PAH who are on a stable regimen of commercial Ventavis® will be followed for a maximum of 2 years from the time of enrollment. Data will be collected via patient interview and review of the medical record. Qua...

The Longitudinal PTH-Study

The main study aim is to quantify the agreement between the analytical results provided by two third generation and two second generation Parathyroid hormone (PTH) assays. The primary comparison will be performed between the second-generation PTH assay"Intact PTH assay" from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. and the third-generation PTH assay "biointact (1-84)" from Roche Diagnostics in terms of a Bland-Altman analysis. Several studies have evaluated the correlation between v...

Efficacy Of A PVP-I Fluoride Varnish

The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of Advantage Anti-Caries Varnish. Single-center, double-blind, controlled Phase 2 study with parallel groups of children. Subjects will be stratified by early childhood education center and then randomized to receive either test varnish or control varnish topically to the teeth. Treatment will be administered quarterly for up to 24 months. The primary outcome is surface-level primary molar caries increment (d2mfs) at 24- mon...

Health-Smart for Weight Loss at UF Jax Clinics

The study will test the effectiveness of a culturally sensitive, evidence-based, multi-component, behavioral program for treating obesity called Health-Smart. This program is being implemented by Community Health Workers at the primary care centers and followed by either of two physician-implemented behavioral counseling programs to prevent weight gain--programs that are implemented quarterly over 12 months.

A Study of Ibandronate [Bonviva/Boniva] and Alendronate in Female Patients With Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis

This observational study will assess the compliance and persistence of patients, real life efficacy and safety of intravenously quarterly administered 3 mg ibandronate [Bonviva/Boniva] in comparison to oral alendronate generics in female patients with post-menopausal osteoporosis. The anticipated time of assessment is 12 months. The target sample size is 5000-7000 patients.

Evaluation of DIAMEL® Combined With Insulin in Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Diabetic foot syndrome is one of the most frequent complications in type 2 diabetic patients. The present work is carried out with the objective of evaluating the use of DIamel combined with insulin in diabetic foot ulcers. Method. Phase II clinical trial. A study group was created that receives the active product and another control group that receives a placebo. Double-blind study with a monthly follow-up for the first 6 months and then quarterly until the end of 1 year. Comp...

An Efficacy and Safety Study of Fremanezumab in Adults With Migraine

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of monthly and quarterly subcutaneous (sc) injections of fremanezumab compared with sc injections of placebo in patients with chronic migraine (CM) or episodic migraine (EM) who have responded inadequately to 2 to 4 classes of prior preventive treatments. Approximately equal numbers of patients from each subgroup (CM and EM) are randomized in blinded-fashion 1:1:1 into one of three treatments for t...

Effects of Pulsed Intravenous (IV) Insulin on Brittle and Uncontrolled Diabetes

The purpose of this study is to determine if restoring normal metabolic function in patients with either type I or type II diabetes can improve the impact of the consequences of diabetic complications specifically on the wide swings in blood glucoses with erratic control even under optimal conditions. Patients are treated once a week with pulsatile intravenous insulin therapy mimicking normal insulin secretion. Blood sugar diaries and laboratory tests including quarterly Hemogl...

Tidal Lavage in Knee Osteoarthritis

This study compared the effects of tidal lavage (washing out) of the knee joint and an imitation lavage procedure in people with knee osteoarthritis. In tidal lavage, the doctor flushes out a knee joint with repeated injections of a mild salt solution, done under local anesthesia. Study participants had to meet standard criteria for diagnosis of osteoarthritis but could have low, medium, or high severity of x-ray changes indicating knee osteoarthritis. We performed the lavage p...

Computer Intervention for Prevention of Weight Regain

Many overweight patients are able to lose weight successfully, but then regain their weight. The purpose of this study is to develop and test the efficacy of 2 interventions to prevent weight regain in individuals who have recently lost weight. The two interventions being tested are a face-to-face group maintenance program and an Internet intervention. These interventions will be compared to a no-contact control group that receives quarterly newsletters. The primary outcome ...

Shanghai Registry of Acute Coronary Events

SRACE is an multicenter observational database of outcomes for patients who are hospitalized with an acute coronary events. SRACE includes over 20 hospitals in Shanghai China that have enrolled a total of more than 3,000 patients since 2005, with an annual enrollment of 500 patients. The major purpose of the SRACE program is to evaluate the prognosis of patients admitted to the hospital due to acute coronary events, comparing different therapeutic strategies, in-hospital transf...

Effects of Pulsatile Intravenous Insulin Therapy on Metabolic Integrity in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

The purpose of this study is to determine if restoring normal metabolic function in patients with either type I or type II diabetes can improve the impact of the consequences of diabetic complications on the overall quality of life of diabetic patients. Patients are treated once a week with pulsatile intravenous insulin therapy mimicking normal insulin secretion. A diabetic quality of life questionnaire is completed prior to the start of the treatment and quarterly thereafter w...

Preventing Caries in Preschoolers: Testing a Unique Service Delivery Model in American Indian Head Start Programs

An intensive intervention of specially trained paraprofessionals, called community oral health specialists (COHS), administering on a quarterly basis for 2 years fluoride varnish and oral health promotion education, compared to usual care, will reduce decayed, missing, and filled tooth surface measures at 2 years in American Indian Head Start Programs.

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