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FLT3 Ligand Immunotherapy and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Based on promising data from our laboratory demonstrating synergy between ablative local radiotherapy and FLT3 ligand immunotherapy in murine NSCLC models, investigators are performing a phase II study combining FLT3L immunotherapy and SBRT for patients with advanced NSCLC that... expand

Based on promising data from our laboratory demonstrating synergy between ablative local radiotherapy and FLT3 ligand immunotherapy in murine NSCLC models, investigators are performing a phase II study combining FLT3L immunotherapy and SBRT for patients with advanced NSCLC that has progressed following standard systemic therapy. All patients will receive daily subcutaneous injections of CDX-301 (75 µg/kg) for 5 days, beginning on the first day of SBRT. SBRT will be delivered to a single pulmonary lesion. Depending on the size and location of the target lesion, the SBRT regimen will be 34 Gy x 1 (peripheral tumors smaller than 2 cm and not adjacent to the chest wall), 18 Gy x 3 (peripheral tumors not eligible for 34 Gy x 1), or 10 Gy x 5 (central tumors). The primary endpoint will be progression-free survival at 4 months, defined using immune-related response criteria (irRC). A total of 29 patients will be enrolled.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

open study

Genomic Response Analysis of Heart Failure Therapy in African Americans
University of Pittsburgh Heart Failure
The response to therapy with a fixed dose combination of isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine (FDC I/H) is enhanced in African Americans with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) when compared to similar white cohorts. This study will seek to confirm the previous... expand

The response to therapy with a fixed dose combination of isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine (FDC I/H) is enhanced in African Americans with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) when compared to similar white cohorts. This study will seek to confirm the previous genetic sub-study from AHeFT which suggested a functional polymorphism of guanine nucleotide binding protein beta polypeptide 3 subunit (GNB3), C825T in exon 10, influences the therapeutic efficacy of FDC I/H. This study will initiate treatment with FDC I/H in 500 self designated African American subjects with systolic heart failure. They will be followed for up to two years on therapy. Clinical outcomes (survival, heart failure hospitalizations, and change in quality of life) on FDC I/H will be compared by GNB3 genotype subset. The hypothesis to be confirmed is that subjects homozygous for the T allele (those with the GNB3 TT genotype which is present in approximately 50% of black subjects) demonstrate enhanced therapeutic benefit from FDC I/H.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2015

open study

Cabozantinib S-Malate, Crizotinib, Volitinib, or Sunitinib Malate in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Stage III Renal Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IV Renal Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Type 1 Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma Type 2 Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
This randomized phase II trial studies how well cabozantinib s-malate, crizotinib, volitinib, or sunitinib malate work in treating patients with kidney cancer that has spread from where it started to nearby tissue or lymph nodes or to other places in the body. Cabozantinib s-malate,... expand

This randomized phase II trial studies how well cabozantinib s-malate, crizotinib, volitinib, or sunitinib malate work in treating patients with kidney cancer that has spread from where it started to nearby tissue or lymph nodes or to other places in the body. Cabozantinib s-malate, crizotinib, volitinib, and sunitinib malate may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

Biomarkers, Neurodevelopment and Preterm Infants
Montefiore Medical Center Preterm Neurodevelopmental Disorder Epigenetic Changes
Approximately 2% of neonates in the US are born very preterm. Preterm births are associated with impaired cognitive, language and motor function, and increased risk for autism spectrum disorders. Epidemiological studies indicate a dose-response relationship between gestational... expand

Approximately 2% of neonates in the US are born very preterm. Preterm births are associated with impaired cognitive, language and motor function, and increased risk for autism spectrum disorders. Epidemiological studies indicate a dose-response relationship between gestational age at delivery and cognitive impairments, with the most immature of newborns being the most susceptible to developmental delays. Sensitive and reproducible biomarkers of long-term neurocognitive impairments are currently lacking. The investigators seek to identify epigenetic markers that mediate the relationship between adverse prematurity-related exposures and neurocognitive impairments. The overarching hypothesis of this proposal is that DNA methylation profiles of CD34+ hematopoetic progenitor and stem cells from very preterm infants can be used as a risk-stratifying biomarker for predicting neurocognitive impairment in childhood.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Apr 2015

open study

Determination of Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of AG013 in Oral Mucositis Compared to Placebo When...
Oragenics, Inc. Oral Mucositis
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of topically administered AG013 compared to placebo for reducing Oral Mucositis (OM) in patients undergoing chemoradiation for the treatment of head and neck cancer, as measured by the duration, time... expand

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of topically administered AG013 compared to placebo for reducing Oral Mucositis (OM) in patients undergoing chemoradiation for the treatment of head and neck cancer, as measured by the duration, time to development, and overall incidence of OM during the active treatment phase, beginning from the start of chemoradiation therapy (CRT) until 2 weeks following its completion. The effect of AG013 on patient-reported symptoms and analgesic use during the active treatment phase, and on the cumulative radiation dose administered before the onset of OM will also be evaluated, as will biomarkers and, in a subset of subjects, the PK (pharmacokinetic) profile of AG013.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Ibrutinib Before and After Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Activated B-Cell Type Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Not Otherwise Specified High Grade B-Cell Lymphoma, Not Otherwise Specified Recurrent Burkitt Lymphoma Recurrent Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
This randomized phase III trial studies ibrutinib to see how well it works compared to placebo when given before and after stem cell transplant in treating patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma that has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed) or does not respond... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies ibrutinib to see how well it works compared to placebo when given before and after stem cell transplant in treating patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma that has returned after a period of improvement (relapsed) or does not respond to treatment (refractory). Before transplant, stem cells are taken from patients and stored. Patients then receive high doses of chemotherapy to kill cancer cells and make room for healthy cells. After treatment, the stem cells are then returned to the patient to replace the blood-forming cells that were destroyed by the chemotherapy. Ibrutinib is a drug that may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking a protein that is needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether adding ibrutinib to chemotherapy before and after stem cell transplant may help the transplant work better in patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

open study

Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Temsirolimus in Treating Patients With Intermediate Risk Rhabdomyosarcoma
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Botryoid-Type Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Sclerosing Rhabdomyosarcoma
This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating patients with... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating patients with rhabdomyosarcoma (cancer that forms in the soft tissues, such as muscle), and has an intermediate chance of coming back after treatment (intermediate risk). Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Combination chemotherapy and temsirolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether combination chemotherapy or combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus is more effective in treating patients with intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

open study

SL-401 as Consolidation Therapy in Patients With Adverse Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia in First Complete...
Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Acute Myeloid Leukemia
This is a non-randomized open label multi-center study. Patients who are in their first complete remission (CR) following induction therapy will be treated with SL-401, which will be administered as a brief intravenous infusion for 5 consecutive days every 28 days for 6 or more... expand

This is a non-randomized open label multi-center study. Patients who are in their first complete remission (CR) following induction therapy will be treated with SL-401, which will be administered as a brief intravenous infusion for 5 consecutive days every 28 days for 6 or more cycles. Stage 1 will consist of a period in which approximately 6-9 patients will be treated with SL-401 at 3 dose levels. During Stage 2, up to approximately 20 patients with minimal residual disease (MRD) in their bone marrow will be treated at a maximum tolerated dose or maximum tested dose in which multiple dose-limiting toxicities are not observed (identified in Stage 1).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2015

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Pregnancy Outcome and Safety of Interrupting Therapy for Women With Endocrine Responsive Breast Cancer
International Breast Cancer Study Group Early Breast Cancer
The best available evidence suggests that pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase a woman's risk of developing a recurrence from her breast cancer. In particular, the most recent data suggest that this is the case also in women with a hormone receptor-positive breast... expand

The best available evidence suggests that pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase a woman's risk of developing a recurrence from her breast cancer. In particular, the most recent data suggest that this is the case also in women with a hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. There is also no indication of increased risk for delivery complications or for the newborn. The aim of the study is to investigate if temporary interruption of endocrine therapy, with the goal to permit pregnancy, is associated with a higher risk of breast cancer recurrence.The study aims also to evaluate different specific indicators related to fertility, pregnancy and breast cancer biology in young women. A psycho-oncological companion study on fertility concerns, psychological well-being and decisional conflicts will be conducted in interested Centers.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2014

open study

Greater Occipital Nerve Block Versus Metoclopramide
Montefiore Medical Center Migraine
We are comparing a type of nerve block called greater occipital nerve block versus standard therapy among patients who present to an emergency department for acute migraine. This is a randomized, double-blind, double dummy study. The greater occipital nerve block will be performed... expand

We are comparing a type of nerve block called greater occipital nerve block versus standard therapy among patients who present to an emergency department for acute migraine. This is a randomized, double-blind, double dummy study. The greater occipital nerve block will be performed bilaterally with bupivacaine 0.5%. Standard therapy is metoclopramide 10mg IV.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

A Study of Napabucasin (BBI-608) in Combination With FOLFIRI in Adult Patients With Previously Treated...
Boston Biomedical, Inc Colorectal Cancer
This is an international multi-center, prospective, open-label, randomized phase 3 trial of the cancer stem cell pathway inhibitor napabucasin plus standard bi-weekly FOLFIRI versus standard bi-weekly FOLFIRI in patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC).... expand

This is an international multi-center, prospective, open-label, randomized phase 3 trial of the cancer stem cell pathway inhibitor napabucasin plus standard bi-weekly FOLFIRI versus standard bi-weekly FOLFIRI in patients with previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2016

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Crizotinib in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been Removed by...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group ALK Gene Rearrangement ALK Gene Translocation ALK Positive Stage IB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7
This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make it very active and important for tumor cell growth and progression. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the ALK protein from working. Crizotinib may be an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer and an ALK fusion mutation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2014

open study

Smartphone Based aDOT Treatment With Fixed-Dose Elbasvir and Grazoprevir in PWIDs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Hepatitis C Medication Adherence
People who Inject Drugs (PWIDs) constitute 60% of the approximately 5 million people in the United States infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Successful HCV treatment leading to sustained viral response (SVR) is associated with increased survival, but to date successful treatment... expand

People who Inject Drugs (PWIDs) constitute 60% of the approximately 5 million people in the United States infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Successful HCV treatment leading to sustained viral response (SVR) is associated with increased survival, but to date successful treatment of PWIDs has been limited. Treatment of PWIDs is complex due to addiction, mental illness, poverty, homelessness, lack of positive social support, poor adherence-related skills, low motivation and knowledge, and poor access to and trust in the health care system. At Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the investigators have developed a multidisciplinary model of HCV care that integrates on-site primary care, substance abuse treatment, and HCV-related care within opiate agonist treatment clinics. To optimize HCV treatment outcomes, the investigators have introduced directly observed therapy (DOT). In our DOT model, one daily dose of oral HCV medication is administered with methadone. However, DOT is not feasible for PWIDs who are not enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment programs, and is less effective for methadone-maintained PWIDs who do not attend the methadone clinics every day. In addition, DOT has been used for decades both to measure and maximize adherence for treatment of tuberculosis infection, but the cost and logistical complexity of administering DOT for large HCV clinical programs would be prohibitive.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

Radiation Therapy With or Without Cisplatin in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Spindle Cell Variant Stage III Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage III Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage III Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma
This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy with or without cisplatin works in treating patients with stage III-IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck who have undergone surgery. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors.... expand

This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy with or without cisplatin works in treating patients with stage III-IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck who have undergone surgery. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known if radiation therapy is more effective with or without cisplatin in treating patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

Durvalumab and Tremelimumab in Treating Patients With Recurrent Stage IV Lung Cancer
Southwest Oncology Group Recurrent Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma Stage IV Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7
This phase II trial studies how well durvalumab and tremelimumab works in treating patients with stage IV lung cancer that has come back after previous treatment. Monoclonal antibodies, such as durvalumab and tremelimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow... expand

This phase II trial studies how well durvalumab and tremelimumab works in treating patients with stage IV lung cancer that has come back after previous treatment. Monoclonal antibodies, such as durvalumab and tremelimumab, may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2017

open study

The National Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Study
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Multi-center study enrolling patients suspected or newly diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN) overlap disorder, or idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS). Participants will be followed... expand

Multi-center study enrolling patients suspected or newly diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN) overlap disorder, or idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS). Participants will be followed long term. Clinical data, blood, and tissue samples will be collected to establish a biorepository to facilitate the study of the natural history of MDS.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

Platinum Based Chemotherapy or Capecitabine in Treating Patients With Residual Triple-Negative Basal-Like...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Estrogen Receptor Negative HER2/Neu Negative Invasive Breast Carcinoma Progesterone Receptor Negative Stage II Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, carboplatin and capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether cisplatin or carboplatin is more effective than capecitabine in treating patients with residual triple negative basal-like breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2015

open study

Montefiore Opioid and Pain Study
Montefiore Medical Center Acute Pain
This study will determine pain and opioid outcomes 3 & 6 months after an emergency department visit for acute pain. This is an observational study. Patients are enrolled during an ED visit and followed by telephone 3 & 6 months later. Opioid databases will also be reviewed. expand

This study will determine pain and opioid outcomes 3 & 6 months after an emergency department visit for acute pain. This is an observational study. Patients are enrolled during an ED visit and followed by telephone 3 & 6 months later. Opioid databases will also be reviewed.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Matched Targeted Therapy For High-Risk Leukemias
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Recurrent, Refractory, or High Risk Leukemias Matched Targeted Therapy
This research study is seeking to gain new knowledge about Recurrent, Refractory, or High Risk Leukemias in children and young adults. This study is evaluating the use of specialized testing called leukemia profiling. Once the profiling is performed, the results are evaluated... expand

This research study is seeking to gain new knowledge about Recurrent, Refractory, or High Risk Leukemias in children and young adults. This study is evaluating the use of specialized testing called leukemia profiling. Once the profiling is performed, the results are evaluated by an expert panel of physicians, scientists and pharmacists. This may result in a recommendation for a specific cancer therapy or a clinical trial called matched targeted therapy (MTT). The results of the leukemia profiling and, if applicable, the MTT recommendation will be communicated to the participant's primary oncologist.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

open study

Greater Occipital Nerve Block With Bupivacaine for Acute Migraine
Montefiore Medical Center Migraine
This is a randomized, sham-controlled study of greater occipital nerve block (GONB) using bupivacaine 0.5% for emergency department patients with acute migraine. Patients are only enrolled if they fail first line therapy with metoclopramide. expand

This is a randomized, sham-controlled study of greater occipital nerve block (GONB) using bupivacaine 0.5% for emergency department patients with acute migraine. Patients are only enrolled if they fail first line therapy with metoclopramide.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2015

open study

Randomized Study of CX-01 Combined With Standard Induction Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid...
Cantex Pharmaceuticals Acute Myeloid Leukemia
The purpose of this study is to determine whether CX-01 when given together with standard induction and consolidation therapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) will increase the effectiveness of the induction/consolidation therapy. Two different doses of CX-01 will be studied... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether CX-01 when given together with standard induction and consolidation therapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) will increase the effectiveness of the induction/consolidation therapy. Two different doses of CX-01 will be studied and safety and tolerability will be assessed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

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Safety Study of Gene Modified Donor T-cells Following TCR + Alpha Beta Depleted Stem Cell Transplant
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML), Child Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin Myelodysplastic Syndromes Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
This study will evaluate pediatric patients with malignant or non-malignant blood cell disorders who are having a blood stem cell transplant depleted of T cell receptor (TCR) alfa and beta cells that comes from a partially matched family donor. The study will assess whether immune... expand

This study will evaluate pediatric patients with malignant or non-malignant blood cell disorders who are having a blood stem cell transplant depleted of T cell receptor (TCR) alfa and beta cells that comes from a partially matched family donor. The study will assess whether immune cells, called T cells, from the family donor, that are specially grown in the laboratory and given back to the patient along with the stem cell transplant can help the immune system recover faster after transplant. As a safety measure these T cells have been programmed with a self-destruct switch so that they can be destroyed if they start to react against tissues (Graft versus host disease).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2014

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Study of Efficacy and Safety of PDR001 in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic, Well-differentiated,...
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Well-differentiated Non-functional NET of Thoracic Origin Well-differentiated Non-functional NET of Gastrointestinal Origin Well-differentiated Non-functional NET of Pancreatic Origin Poorly-differentiated Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
This is a study to investigate the efficacy and safety of PDR001 in patients with advanced or metastatic, well-differentiated, non-functional neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic, gastrointestinal (GI), or thoracic origin or poorly-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine... expand

This is a study to investigate the efficacy and safety of PDR001 in patients with advanced or metastatic, well-differentiated, non-functional neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic, gastrointestinal (GI), or thoracic origin or poorly-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEP-NEC) that have progressed on prior treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2017

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Educational Videos to Address Racial Disparities in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy
Duke University Sudden Cardiac Death Heart Failure
VIVID is a prospective, multicenter, randomized clinical trial that will evaluate three specific research questions. In black patients eligible for a primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), 1) what is the effect of a patient-centered educational video... expand

VIVID is a prospective, multicenter, randomized clinical trial that will evaluate three specific research questions. In black patients eligible for a primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), 1) what is the effect of a patient-centered educational video compared with usual care (UC) on knowledge of SCD (Sudden Cardiac Death), associated risk factors, and ICDs; 2) what is the effect of a patient-centered educational video compared with UC on the decision for ICD implantation, decisional conflict, and receipt of an ICD within 90 days of the decision; 3) what is the effect of racial concordance between study patients and video participants (health care providers/patients) on the decision for ICD implantation, decisional conflict and ICD receipt within 90 days of the decision. In addition, in-depth qualitative interviews (IQI) with a sample of trial participants will be conducted to determine the salient influences on their decision and explore the reasons for their ultimate decision and subsequent implantation or non-implantation of an ICD. Approximately 480 patients eligible for a primary prevention ICD will be enrolled at approximately 12 hospitals in this study. Study sites selected for VIVID will be geographically diverse and provide care to a significant proportion of racial and ethnic minority patients. Patient's will be mailed a letter, regarding the study, prior to their initial visit. At the initial visit, patients will be approached about participation in the trial. For those interested, informed consent will be obtained and patients will be randomized. The investigators will be utilizing electronic consents on an iPad. Black patients will be randomized to one of 3 arms: educational videos presented in the same format; one with black participants (patients and providers) or the other with white participants (patients and providers); The third arm will be usual care (control) and the provider can interact with the patient consistent with their typical/usual care. Notably, for both intervention and control arms, all patient management decisions are completely at the discretion of the care providers.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

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Tolerization Reduces Intolerance to Pegloticase and Prolongs the Urate Lowering Effect
Ampel BioSolutions, LLC Gout
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a high zone tolerizing regimen of pegloticase on clinical outcome, as defined by an serum uric acid level <6 mg/dL, in patients with chronic, refractory gout. expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a high zone tolerizing regimen of pegloticase on clinical outcome, as defined by an serum uric acid level <6 mg/dL, in patients with chronic, refractory gout.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2015

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