306 matching studies

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Cognitive Remediation to Improve Mobility in Sedentary Seniors
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Mobility Limitation Motor Activity Difficulty Walking Cognitive Ability General
The investigators propose to conduct a single-blind randomized clinical trial to test the efficacy of a computerized cognitive remediation intervention program on improving locomotion in sedentary seniors, a group at an especially high risk for disability. The hypothesis is that... expand

The investigators propose to conduct a single-blind randomized clinical trial to test the efficacy of a computerized cognitive remediation intervention program on improving locomotion in sedentary seniors, a group at an especially high risk for disability. The hypothesis is that executive functions will respond to the cognitive remediation program and in turn enhance locomotion.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

open study

Vitamin D to Improve Outcomes by Leveraging Early Treatment: Long-term Brain Outcomes in Vitamin D Deficient...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Cognitive Decline
This ancillary study will determine if early administration of a single high-dose (540,000 IU) oral vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) treatment improves 12-month global cognition and executive function as determined by comprehensive neuropsychological testing in 140 critically ill... expand

This ancillary study will determine if early administration of a single high-dose (540,000 IU) oral vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) treatment improves 12-month global cognition and executive function as determined by comprehensive neuropsychological testing in 140 critically ill patients with Vitamin D deficiency at enrollment.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

VasQ External Support for Arteriovenous Fistula
Laminate Medical Technologies Arterio-Venous Fistula ESRD Steal Syndrome Aneurysm Renal Failure
This is a prospective clinical study of the VasQ external support for arteriovenous fistulas. The device is designed to improve fistula outcomes by optimizing the geometrical configuration of the fistula, influencing hemodynamics, minimizing turbulence and promote laminar flow.... expand

This is a prospective clinical study of the VasQ external support for arteriovenous fistulas. The device is designed to improve fistula outcomes by optimizing the geometrical configuration of the fistula, influencing hemodynamics, minimizing turbulence and promote laminar flow. All patients will be implanted with the VasQ device and will be followed up for a duration of 24 months.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Insights Into Microbiome and Environmental Contributions to Sickle Cell Disease and Leg Ulcers Study...
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genetic Disease Genomics
Background: - People with sickle cell disease and other blood disorders sometimes get chronic leg ulcers. These are wounds that develop on the skin and don t go away. Current treatments do not work very well, so researchers want to learn more about why the ulcers happen. They... expand

Background: - People with sickle cell disease and other blood disorders sometimes get chronic leg ulcers. These are wounds that develop on the skin and don t go away. Current treatments do not work very well, so researchers want to learn more about why the ulcers happen. They want to find out which bacteria may cause it, and if external factors play a role. Objective: - To study social and environmental factors of sickle cell disease and the causes of sickle cell disease leg ulcers. Eligibility: - People age 18 and older who have sickle cell disease or another red cell disorder, with or without an active leg ulcer. Design: - Participants will have a medical history and clinical evaluation. They will also have blood drawn. - Participants will complete questionnaires about their life, health, environment, stress, and other topics. - Participants may provide a small sample of hair. - Participants will be asked to collect a small amount of saliva. - Participants with leg ulcers will have their skin microbiome sampled. The microbiome is all of the microbes (bacteria and and/or fungi) and their genes in and on the body. Researchers will use swabs to collect skin samples. Photographs will be taken of the skin sample area. - Some participants without leg ulcers also will have their skin microbiome sampled. - Some participants who have their skin microbiome sampled will return for a second visit. At this visit, their microbiome will be resampled. It will take place more than 30 days after the first visit.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2014

open study

Low Dose Radiotherapy for Advanced Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Montefiore Medical Center Hidradenitis Suppurativa Hidradenitis
To establish the safety of radiotherapy in the treatment of advanced hidradenitis suppurativa. Patients will receive radiotherapy treatment over one week and then they will be followed for the next three months. expand

To establish the safety of radiotherapy in the treatment of advanced hidradenitis suppurativa. Patients will receive radiotherapy treatment over one week and then they will be followed for the next three months.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

A Randomized Trial to Assess Patient Quality of Life and Function After Alternative Surgeries for Pathologic...
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Proximal Femoral Metastases
The purpose of this study is to look at two different types of surgeries regularly used for treating cancer that has spread to and weakened the thigh bone (femur). Because it is not known which of these surgeries is best, the investigators will compare the results of the two... expand

The purpose of this study is to look at two different types of surgeries regularly used for treating cancer that has spread to and weakened the thigh bone (femur). Because it is not known which of these surgeries is best, the investigators will compare the results of the two procedures. They are looking to see if differences exist (after surgery) in function, quality of life, pain control, and possible complications.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2014

open study

Ischemia Care Biomarkers of Acute Stroke Etiology (BASE)
Ischemia Care LLC Ischemic Stroke Atrial Fibrillation Transient Ischemic Attacks Transient Cerebrovascular Events Thrombotic Stroke
The proposed study will validate the clinical use of new biomarker blood tests to identify blood components that may differentiate between diverse stroke etiologies and clinical outcomes as listed below: 1. Differentiate between cardioembolic and large artery atherosclerotic... expand

The proposed study will validate the clinical use of new biomarker blood tests to identify blood components that may differentiate between diverse stroke etiologies and clinical outcomes as listed below: 1. Differentiate between cardioembolic and large artery atherosclerotic ischemic strokes, when hemorrhagic stroke is ruled out. 2. In cases of ischemic strokes of unknown or "cryptogenic" etiology, determine the ability of biomarker blood tests to predict etiology between cardioembolic and large artery atherosclerotic. 3. In cases of cardioembolic ischemic stroke, further differentiation of cardioembolic ischemic strokes into those caused by atrial fibrillation (AF) and those not caused by AF. 4. Differentiate "transient ischemic attacks" (TIAs) from acute ischemic strokes. 5. Differentiate TIAs from non-ischemic "transient neurological events" (TNE) with similar symptoms.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2013

open study

Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Elafibranor Versus Placebo in Patients With Nonalcoholic...
Genfit Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) With Fibrosis
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of Elafibranor treatment compared to placebo on 1) histological improvement and 2) all-cause mortality and liver-related outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis. expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of Elafibranor treatment compared to placebo on 1) histological improvement and 2) all-cause mortality and liver-related outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

The Use of Lumbar Erector Spinae Plane Block for Hip Arthroplasty at the L4 Interspace
Montefiore Medical Center Hip Arthropathy Regional Anesthesia
Over 300,000 hip arthroplasties are performed each year in the United States.1 This number has been steadily increasing over the last two decades, likely due to increased life expectancy and, more significantly, the obesity epidemic. Traditionally, this procedure has been performed... expand

Over 300,000 hip arthroplasties are performed each year in the United States.1 This number has been steadily increasing over the last two decades, likely due to increased life expectancy and, more significantly, the obesity epidemic. Traditionally, this procedure has been performed under general anesthesia. However, neuraxial and regional anesthesia have become more commonly utilized to aid in postoperative analgesia. Postoperative pain control has a significant impact on earlier ambulation, initiation of physical therapy, better functional recovery, and overall patient satisfaction.2 Moreover; optimal pain management can reduce the duration of hospitalization and the risk of adverse events, such as deep vein thrombus. The use of regional anesthesia reduces the postoperative opioid requirement, thereby decreasing the degree to which patients suffer the side effects of opioids, namely sedation and constipation, and less frequently nausea, vomiting, respiratory depression, pruritus, and retention. In the past, femoral nerve block, fascia iliaca compartment block, lumbar plexus block and the quadratus lumborum block have been shown efficacious for pain relief for hip arthroplasty. However there are several risk factors such as quadricep weakness and difficulty of the block that causes a limitation in the used of this blocks. Recently, the erector spinae plane block has been introduced as an alternative to the blocks above. This block was first described in the literature in 2016 when it was used to treat chronic neuropathic thoracic pain. Since then, there have been studies demonstrating its efficacy with a thoracic approach for analgesia in breast surgery and rib fractures.9 Only two case reports to date have demonstrated a lumbar approach to achieve analgesia for hip arthroplasty.10,11 The purpose of the study is to determine whether or not a lumbar erector spinae plane block is effective at improving postoperative pain in patients receiving hip arthroplasty.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

A Multicenter Access and Distribution Protocol for Unlicensed Cryopreserved Cord Blood Units (CBUs)
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Hematologic Malignancies Inherited Disorders of Metabolism Inherited Abnormalities of Platelets Histiocytic Disorders Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML or ANLL)
This study is an access and distribution protocol for unlicensed cryopreserved cord blood units (CBUs) in pediatric and adult patients with hematologic malignancies and other indications. expand

This study is an access and distribution protocol for unlicensed cryopreserved cord blood units (CBUs) in pediatric and adult patients with hematologic malignancies and other indications.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2011

open study

Randomized On-X Anticoagulation Trial
On-X Life Technologies, Inc. Heart Valve Disease
Various patient groups with the On-X Valve can be maintained safely on lower doses of blood thinner(Coumadin®) or on antiplatelet drugs (aspirin/Plavix®) only rather than the standard dose of Coumadin and aspirin presently recommended by ACC/AHA or ACCP professional societies.... expand

Various patient groups with the On-X Valve can be maintained safely on lower doses of blood thinner(Coumadin®) or on antiplatelet drugs (aspirin/Plavix®) only rather than the standard dose of Coumadin and aspirin presently recommended by ACC/AHA or ACCP professional societies.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2006

open study

Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa on Quality of Life Functions
Montefiore Medical Center Hidradenitis Suppurativa Quality of Life
The goal of this study is to get a better understanding of the impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) on the quality of life of patients with this condition. Patients with HS will be asked questions about demographics including gender, age, and ethnicity. They will also be asked... expand

The goal of this study is to get a better understanding of the impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) on the quality of life of patients with this condition. Patients with HS will be asked questions about demographics including gender, age, and ethnicity. They will also be asked to complete questionnaires to determine how their skin condition affects their life. Study participation will last for 1 day, with potential for follow-up in the future. We hope this information will help us improve our treatment for this skin condition.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Apr 2015

open study

AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In Prevention After Cryptogenic Stroke
Columbia University Stroke
Objectives - Primary: To test the hypothesis that apixaban is superior to aspirin for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke and atrial cardiopathy. - Secondary: To test the hypothesis that the relative efficacy of apixaban... expand

Objectives - Primary: To test the hypothesis that apixaban is superior to aspirin for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke and atrial cardiopathy. - Secondary: To test the hypothesis that the relative efficacy of apixaban over aspirin increases with the severity of atrial cardiopathy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

open study

Desmopressin as a Therapy for Bedwetting in Children With Sickle Cell Disease
Montefiore Medical Center Nocturnal Enuresis Anemia, Sickle Cell
This study assesses if using the medication desmopressin will decrease nightime bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease. Half of the children will receive placebo and half of the children will receive desmopressin, with the option to prescribe desmopressin as soon as the... expand

This study assesses if using the medication desmopressin will decrease nightime bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease. Half of the children will receive placebo and half of the children will receive desmopressin, with the option to prescribe desmopressin as soon as the study is completed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

open study

IV Acetaminophen as Adjuvant Analgesic to Hydromorphone - Emergency Department Patients
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Acute Pain
The goal of this randomized clinical trial is to compare the analgesic efficacy and side effect profile of IV acetaminophen as an analgesic adjunctive medication to IV hydromorphone for the treatment of acute pain experienced by patients in the Emergency Department (ED). expand

The goal of this randomized clinical trial is to compare the analgesic efficacy and side effect profile of IV acetaminophen as an analgesic adjunctive medication to IV hydromorphone for the treatment of acute pain experienced by patients in the Emergency Department (ED).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

Crystalloid Liberal or Vasopressors Early Resuscitation in Sepsis
Massachusetts General Hospital Septic Shock
Multicenter, prospective, phase 3 randomized non-blinded interventional trial of fluid treatment strategies in the first 24 hours for patients with sepsis-induced hypotension. The aim of the study is to determine the impact of a restrictive fluids strategy (vasopressors first... expand

Multicenter, prospective, phase 3 randomized non-blinded interventional trial of fluid treatment strategies in the first 24 hours for patients with sepsis-induced hypotension. The aim of the study is to determine the impact of a restrictive fluids strategy (vasopressors first followed by rescue fluids) as compared to a liberal fluid strategy (fluids first followed by rescue vasopressors) on 90-day in-hospital mortality in patients with sepsis-induced hypotension.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

A National Registry For Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Montefiore Medical Center Hidradenitis Suppurativa
The goal of this study is to get a better understanding of the skin condition, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, and to find out how the disease affects quality of life. The investigators hope this information will help improve treatment for this skin condition. expand

The goal of this study is to get a better understanding of the skin condition, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, and to find out how the disease affects quality of life. The investigators hope this information will help improve treatment for this skin condition.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2015

open study

Childhood Asthma Perception Study
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Asthma Childhood Asthma
This randomized controlled trial will include Latino and Black adolescents with asthma ages 10-17 years old and their caregivers. Participants will be recruited from clinics in the Bronx, NY. The primary aims are to examine the efficacy of peak expiratory flow (PEF) prediction... expand

This randomized controlled trial will include Latino and Black adolescents with asthma ages 10-17 years old and their caregivers. Participants will be recruited from clinics in the Bronx, NY. The primary aims are to examine the efficacy of peak expiratory flow (PEF) prediction with feedback versus control feedback on 1) under-perception of asthma symptoms 2) controller medication adherence and 3) asthma control and emergency health care use. These aims will be examined across a 1-year follow-up. An exploratory aim examines the hypothesized pathway that the PEF intervention reduces under-perception of symptoms, shifts illness representations toward the professional model and increases adolescents' and parents' asthma management self-efficacy, resulting in greater medication adherence and improved asthma control.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

open study

Alisertib With or Without Fulvestrant in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic, Endocrine-Resistant...
Mayo Clinic Estrogen Receptor Status HER2/Neu Negative Invasive Breast Carcinoma Postmenopausal Stage III Breast Cancer
This phase II trial studies how well alisertib with or without fulvestrant works in treating patients with endocrine-resistant breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Alisertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell... expand

This phase II trial studies how well alisertib with or without fulvestrant works in treating patients with endocrine-resistant breast cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Alisertib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Hormone therapy using fulvestrant may fight breast cancer by blocking the use of estrogen by the tumor cells or reducing the amount of estrogen made by the body. Giving alisertib with or without fulvestrant may be better in treating patients with breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

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Observational Study of Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases: The CARRA Registry
Duke University Rheumatic Joint Disease
Continuation of the CARRA Registry as described in the protocol will support data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases. The CARRA Registry will form the basis for future CARRA studies. In particular, this observational registry will be used to answer... expand

Continuation of the CARRA Registry as described in the protocol will support data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases. The CARRA Registry will form the basis for future CARRA studies. In particular, this observational registry will be used to answer pressing questions about therapeutics used to treat pediatric rheumatic diseases, including safety questions.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jul 2015

open study

VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products NT-proBNP II
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Heart Failure
Amino Terminal pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide (NTproBNP) is secreted in conditions of cardiac wall stress. NTproBNP levels are used in addition to clinical assessment to diagnose heart failure (HF). The purpose of this clinical study is to collect data to substantiate the use... expand

Amino Terminal pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide (NTproBNP) is secreted in conditions of cardiac wall stress. NTproBNP levels are used in addition to clinical assessment to diagnose heart failure (HF). The purpose of this clinical study is to collect data to substantiate the use of the VITROS NT-proBNP II assay.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jun 2018

open study

Hematology Biobank : Invitro Study of Blood Disorders
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hematological Disorders
This is a bio repository of blood specimens from subjects with different Hematological disorders. expand

This is a bio repository of blood specimens from subjects with different Hematological disorders.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jan 2014

open study

Pilot Study Assessing the Effect of Cyclin-dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitors on Body Composition in Patients...
Montefiore Medical Center Breast Cancer
The goal of this study is to evaluate changes in body composition among patients who are treated with cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitors (abemaciclib, ribociclib, or palbociclib). expand

The goal of this study is to evaluate changes in body composition among patients who are treated with cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitors (abemaciclib, ribociclib, or palbociclib).

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jan 2019

open study

Analyzing Childhood Recall Antigens in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Pancreatic Cancer
The investigator is developing an immune therapy against pancreatic cancer. Immune cells, known as "T cells with tumor killing capacity", are involved in this immune therapy. In mice with pancreatic cance there is evidence that one tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccination (that patients... expand

The investigator is developing an immune therapy against pancreatic cancer. Immune cells, known as "T cells with tumor killing capacity", are involved in this immune therapy. In mice with pancreatic cance there is evidence that one tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccination (that patients receive from childhood) combined with Gemcitabine activates these killer T cells. (Gemcitabine improves T cell responses) These killer T cells are able to destroy tumor cells uploaded with TT protein (such studies are planned in future clinical trials). The goal of this study is to test whether one TT vaccination combined with Gemcitabine treatment activates the same T cells in pancreatic cancer patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Beta Adrenergic Receptor Blockade as a Novel Therapy for Patients With Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
Montefiore Medical Center Prostate Cancer
This will be a single arm, window of opportunity study in men with treatment-naïve prostate cancer who will proceed to prostatectomy. Men will be treated with carvedilol prior to undergoing prostatectomy. expand

This will be a single arm, window of opportunity study in men with treatment-naïve prostate cancer who will proceed to prostatectomy. Men will be treated with carvedilol prior to undergoing prostatectomy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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