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This post-approval study is being implemented to monitor the use of Argus II System in a larger US population than available within pre-approval studies. An attempt will be made to include all eligible and willing subjects implanted with Argus II System in the United States. Safety data will be monitored to ensure continued acceptability of risks to study subjects. The utility (i.e. visual function and functional vision) and reliability of Argus II System will also be e...
The study is conducted to evaluate the safety and benefit of the Argus II System in a selected patient population with advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa who have a measurable central residual visual field smaller than or equal to 5 degrees radius.
This prospective longitudinal study will compare incidence rates of Medicare beneficiary surgical and minimally invasive intervention post index procedure, as well as harms associated with the MILD procedure, at 24 months post-treatment with MILD, tested against a control group of similar patients that have had a comparable procedure.
Specific Aims: 1. To create an automatic notification system to prompt physicians of test results finalized after discharge. 2. To evaluate the impact of this system on physician awareness of test results finalized after discharge. Hypothesis: Automatic email notification will improve physician awareness of test results finalized after discharge compared to usual care.
The objective of this feasibility study is to evaluate the safety and utility of the Argus II Retinal Stimulation System in providing visual function to blind subjects with severe to profound retinitis pigmentosa.
To evaluate whether the use of the Argus II retinal prosthesis improves the confidence and self-esteem of patients with advanced retinopathy pigmentosa
The goal of the current project is to fill the unmet clinical needs around the objective assessment of visual function and develop outcome-oriented visual rehabilitation approach using the computer assisted rehabilitation environment (CAREN) system for Argus recipients.
This is a prospective randomized open-label blinded endpoint (PROBE) The study will be conducted in Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai hospital. The patients with dual-antipletlet who need dental procedure between Febuary 2017 until Febuary 2018 will be included in the study. Baseline characteristics of the enrolled patients including bleeding complication will be collected in each patient. To compare rate of significant bleeding from dental procedure between patient who need two antipl...
This study is being done to determine if wearable text-to-speech (TTS) and visual pattern recognition (VPR) technology can be used to extend the capabilities of the Argus II to allow patients to read and recognize faces and objects. The Argus II retinal prosthesis can restore rudimentary forms of vision to patients with bare light-perception vision. Using the prosthesis, patients can identify obstacles, handles, switches, eating utensils and demonstrate improved navigation whe...
hemithyroidectomy as a outpatient procedure is performed in some countries, it has never been done a RCT whether it is feasible
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (LH) is increasingly used as a standard surgical approach to hysterectomy. It is a safe procedure with low rates of complications and readmissions. Increasing evidence indicates that LH may be suitable for an outpatient setting but this may impair patient's satisfaction in more than 25% of cases. In addition, change from in-patient care to day case surgery might influence readmission rates and postoperative physical activity. No data are available on t...
We will be investigating the use of ketamine in sedation for endoscopic procedures, specifically outpatient endoscopy including esophagoduodenoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy. Participants will be randomized to one of two arms including conventional moderate sedation with midazolam and fentanyl or the ketamine arm. They will then undergo the planned procedure. Physicians preforming the procedure will be surveyed following the procedure and patients will be surveyed twice, once afte...
The aim of this prospective and observational study is to describe the conditions of orthognathic procedures performed in Toulouse Teaching Hospital over a one-year period, the outpatient-to-inpatient shifts rate and the whole outpatient rate among the whole orthognathic procedures done. The investigator also wants to identify factors associated with an outpatient-to-inpatient shift, and factors associated with the duration of hospitalization.
This study will be conducted on (100) pregnant women diagnosed as placenta previa by ultrasonography and are candidates for either emergency or elective repeated cesarean section or hysterectomy (if the diagnosis of placenta accreta is confirmed). All of those patients are presenting during the period of may 2018 to july 2018 to Kasr-Al Ainy Obstetrics outpatient clinic or casualty department during their 3rd trimester. All of them will be assorted according to certain inclus...
Introduction: the prevalence of falls in adults aged 65 years or older living in the community is 30%, being the second cause of accidental fatal injury and the fifth cause of death. About 20 to 30% of falls result in injuries: 10% constitute serious injuries, from which 5% are fractures. As a result, older adults decrease their mobility, are afraid of falling depressed and socially isolated, increasing the risk of later falls, death and health costs. Falls and their consequenc...
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of dermaroller and topical vitamin C- either separate or combined- in treatment of post acne scars. prospective randomized clinical trial that was The study was a randomized controlled trial, conducted in Sohag Dermatology outpatient clinic between June 2016 and of February 2018. 30 patients with acne scars were included. All patients were informed about the entire procedure, medication, possible side effects and outcomes. A wri...
Objectives: The primary objective of the research project is to investigate how declining health status influences the end-of-life (EOL) treatment preferences in Latino Medicare beneficiaries with cancer and to examine if and how these preferences are modified by predisposing characteristics (i.e., acculturation, education, medical mistrust, perceived racism) and/or provider-related characteristics (i.e., ethnicity, language used, provision of interpreters, or patient na...
The objective of the registry study is to demonstrate the clinical utility of the CELLSEARCH® CTC Test among the Medicare-Eligible metastatic Breast Cancer (mBC) patients in the United States. The objective of the present registry is to demonstrate the impact on patient management of the CELLSEARCH® CTC Test among the Medicare-eligible mBC patients. Hereto the hypothesis that the availability of CTC information provides clinicians important, timely information and changes tr...
This is a Congressionally mandated study. In the original study, 16 demonstration programs provided care coordination services to beneficiaries with chronic illness in Medicare's fee-for-service program. A five-year CMS-funded study tested whether the programs can improve patients' use of medical services, improve patients' outcomes and satisfaction with care, and reduce Medicare costs. The study also assessed physicians' satisfaction with the programs. In 2008 Congres...
This study intends to evaluate the security and success rate of large bore percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy in patients with head and neck tumors, as a outpatient procedure.
This study seeks to evaluate the safety, acceptability and feasibility of an outpatient "day procedure" for medical abortion at 13-18 weeks gestation. The study regimen will consist of a single dose of 200 mg mifepristone to be taken orally either at home or at the hospital, followed approximately 24 - 48 hours later with administration of 400 mcg misoprostol. Repeat doses of 400 mcg (two tablets) of misoprostol will be administered buccally every three hours until the abortion...
The purpose of this open-label pilot study is to determine the tolerability and applicability of outpatient long-acting injectable naltrexone (Vivitrol) treatment in individuals age 16-21 ("older youth") with opioid use disorder. Outpatient treatment will consist of a 7-day outpatient detoxification / naltrexone induction procedure followed by 8-weeks of treatment with Vivitrol.
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of different levels of counseling (intensive outpatient versus standard outpatient) on treatment outcomes for African American adult patients receiving buprenorphine in 3 formerly "drug-free" programs.
To reduce Cancer health care disparities that exists among minority Medicare beneficiaries and to demonstrate cost effectiveness of patient navigation in reducing the burden of cancer.
Bundled payments (BP) are a key part of Medicare's shift away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) payment model. The investigators propose to study a nationwide randomized-controlled trial (RCT) of bundled payments for knee and hip replacements that was designed and implemented by CMS and launched in April 2016. Randomization was conducted at the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) level with 67 MSAs and about 800 hospitals assigned to the treatment group. The investigat...