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Bacterial Decolonization to Prevent Radiation Dermatitis
Montefiore Medical Center Radiation Dermatitis
The purpose of this study is to determine whether bacterial decolonization of the nares and skin prior to treatment with radiotherapy (RT) for patients with cancers of the head and neck or breast, can prevent high-grade radiation dermatitis (RD) and improve quality of life. This... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether bacterial decolonization of the nares and skin prior to treatment with radiotherapy (RT) for patients with cancers of the head and neck or breast, can prevent high-grade radiation dermatitis (RD) and improve quality of life. This study is being conducted because prior studies from this research group have found bacterial colonization in the nose prior to initiation of RT to be associated with an increased risk of high-grade RD. Patients in the treatment arm will receive pretreatment with mupirocin ointment to the nares and chlorhexidine wash to the body while patients in the control arm will receive standard of care treatment. Bacterial cultures will be taken from the nares and skin, and participants will also complete a quality of life questionnaire before and after RT.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Development of an Evidenced-Based Tool for Prediction of Sudden Death in Patients With Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
NYU Langone Health Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy
This study is an observational study to determine predictors of sudden cardiac death or appropriate ICD therapy in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Patients will be followed for 36 months for the occurrence of sudden cardiac death expand

This study is an observational study to determine predictors of sudden cardiac death or appropriate ICD therapy in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Patients will be followed for 36 months for the occurrence of sudden cardiac death

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: May 2015

open study

CMV T Cell Immunity in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Heart Transplant Infection Kidney Transplant Infection Liver Transplant Infection CMV
CMV infection and disease remain a significant clinical challenge for pediatric solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. Current prevention strategies are limited to prophylaxis in which antiviral medication is administered for a period of several months or preemption in which... expand

CMV infection and disease remain a significant clinical challenge for pediatric solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. Current prevention strategies are limited to prophylaxis in which antiviral medication is administered for a period of several months or preemption in which close monitoring of CMV viral load from the peripheral blood is performed and treatment is initiated when CMV is detected. Each of these strategies has risks, costs, and limitations associated with it. Recently, assays for measurement of an individual patient's CMV immunity have been developed and are clinically available. One of these is the Viracor CMV T cell Immunity Panel. This flow cytometry based assay is performed on peripheral blood and measures cytokine release in response to CMV antigen stimulation by flow cytometry. The thresholds for this assay that confer protection against CMV infection in pediatric SOT recipients are not known. Defining CMV-specific cell mediated immune response thresholds that confer protection against CMV reactivation could inform patient specific durations of antiviral prophylaxis or pre-emptive surveillance testing. Therefore, the objective of this study is to quantify CMVresponsive T lymphocyte populations by flow cytometry (Viracor CMV T cell Immunity Panel) in pediatric heart, kidney, and liver transplant recipients within the first year of transplantation and to investigate potential threshold values that correlate with protection against CMV infection (DNAemia).

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Metoclopramide for Post Traumatic Headache
Montefiore Medical Center Post-Traumatic Headache
Nearly 1.5 million patients present to US emergency departments annually following head trauma. Headache is a frequent symptom of victims of head trauma. The purpose of this study is to see if an intravenous medication called metoclopramide can improve the symptoms of patients... expand

Nearly 1.5 million patients present to US emergency departments annually following head trauma. Headache is a frequent symptom of victims of head trauma. The purpose of this study is to see if an intravenous medication called metoclopramide can improve the symptoms of patients with acute post-traumatic headache.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Pain Outcomes of Non-opioid vs. Opioid Analgesia for Kidney Stone Surgery.
Montefiore Medical Center Nephrolithiasis
There are two options for postoperative pain management: opioid and non-opioid analgesia. Pain outcomes will be compared in patients undergoing ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy by randomly administering opioid and non-opioid analgesia. expand

There are two options for postoperative pain management: opioid and non-opioid analgesia. Pain outcomes will be compared in patients undergoing ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy by randomly administering opioid and non-opioid analgesia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

open study

Clinical Decision Support for Patient Migraine Management
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Migraine
Little is known about who adheres to migraine management strategies, and circumstances that enhance adherence. This knowledge is required to develop patient-level interventions to improve adherence to migraine management strategies. The proposed project will pilot the first patient... expand

Little is known about who adheres to migraine management strategies, and circumstances that enhance adherence. This knowledge is required to develop patient-level interventions to improve adherence to migraine management strategies. The proposed project will pilot the first patient level intervention designed to improve adherence to preventive and acute migraine management strategies. The study will identify people most at risk for non-adherence to migraine management strategies. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive a tailored clinical decision support tool or education intervention.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

An Open-Label Study of Defibrotide for the Prevention of Acute Graft-versus-Host-Disease (AGvHD)
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Graft-versus-host Disease Acute-graft-versus-host Disease
This is a study comparing the defibrotide prophylaxis arm vs standard of care arm for the prevention of aGvHD. expand

This is a study comparing the defibrotide prophylaxis arm vs standard of care arm for the prevention of aGvHD.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

open study

Matched Targeted Therapy For High-Risk Leukemias and MDS
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

Pilocarpine After Combined Cataract/Trabectome Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center Open Angle Glaucoma Ocular Hypertension
Combined cataract + trabectome surgery is a surgery designed to help lower the intraocular pressure (pressure in the eye) and hopefully reduce the need for topical drops, progression of glaucoma, and/or further glaucoma surgeries. The purpose of this study is to assess whether... expand

Combined cataract + trabectome surgery is a surgery designed to help lower the intraocular pressure (pressure in the eye) and hopefully reduce the need for topical drops, progression of glaucoma, and/or further glaucoma surgeries. The purpose of this study is to assess whether using pilocarpine, a medication which is FDA approved to induce miosis, (in other words cause the pupil to constrict or become smaller) provides additional benefit to the success of Trabectome and cataract surgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Movement Intervention for Memory Enhancement
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alzheimer Disease Dementia Cognitive Decline Cognitive Impairment Dementia, Alzheimer Type
Dancing is a complex sensorimotor rhythmic activity that integrates cognitive, physical, and social components and is applicable to seniors with various fitness levels. Despite its popularity, there is a paucity of studies that have systematically examined the role of dancing... expand

Dancing is a complex sensorimotor rhythmic activity that integrates cognitive, physical, and social components and is applicable to seniors with various fitness levels. Despite its popularity, there is a paucity of studies that have systematically examined the role of dancing in preventing or delaying cognitive decline in older adults at high risk for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This preliminary randomized clinical trial will help provide the evidence base to develop a definitive full-scale trial to support or refute prescription of social dancing to prevent further cognitive decline in older adults at high risk of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer
Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC. Prostate Cancer
This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry. expand

This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

National Collaborative to Improve Care of Children With Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
The purpose of this initiative is to improve care and outcomes for infants with HLHS by expanding the NPC-QIC national registry to gather clinical care process, outcome, and developmental data on infants with HLHS between diagnosis and 12 months of age, by improving the use of... expand

The purpose of this initiative is to improve care and outcomes for infants with HLHS by expanding the NPC-QIC national registry to gather clinical care process, outcome, and developmental data on infants with HLHS between diagnosis and 12 months of age, by improving the use of standards into everyday practice across pediatric cardiology centers, and by engaging parents as partners in the process.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: May 2016

open study

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

5-Cog Battery for Detecting Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dementia Cognitive Impairment Mild Cognitive Impairment Neurocognitive Disorders
Despite the availability of numerous cognitive assessment tools, cognitive impairment related to dementia is frequently under-diagnosed in primary care settings. The investigators have developed a 5-minute cognitive screen (5-Cog) coupled with a decision tree to overcome the... expand

Despite the availability of numerous cognitive assessment tools, cognitive impairment related to dementia is frequently under-diagnosed in primary care settings. The investigators have developed a 5-minute cognitive screen (5-Cog) coupled with a decision tree to overcome the technical, cultural and logistic barriers of current cognitive screens to improve dementia care in primary care patients with cognitive concerns.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2019

open study

Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Myocardial Infarction Anemia
The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study on Current Treatments of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Legg Calve Perthes Disease
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder which is common enough to be a significant public health problem (affects 1 in 740 boys between ages 0—14), but uncommon enough to have a sufficient number of patients from a single institution to perform a definitive prospective... expand

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder which is common enough to be a significant public health problem (affects 1 in 740 boys between ages 0—14), but uncommon enough to have a sufficient number of patients from a single institution to perform a definitive prospective study comparing the results of current treatments. The present study will establish a database of prospectively identified patients with Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) Disease and collect information regarding their presentation, treatment, and outcomes in the course of receiving currently available treatments. This study seeks to compare the outcomes of current treatments in the management of different age groups (ages 1-6, 6—8, 8—11, >11) of patients with Perthes disease at two- and five-year followup and at skeletal maturity. For each age group, two to three common treatment regimens currently used by practicing pediatric orthopaedic surgeons will be compared. The intervention a patient receives is determined through physician preference. Physicians pick an intervention for each age group and treat each patient with the same intervention.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2012

open study

MEMO-Medical Marijuana and Opioids Study
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Opioid Use Marijuana Chronic Pain HIV/AIDS
The study will examine how medical cannabis use affects opioid analgesic use over time, with particular attention to THC/CBD content, HIV outcomes, and severe adverse events. expand

The study will examine how medical cannabis use affects opioid analgesic use over time, with particular attention to THC/CBD content, HIV outcomes, and severe adverse events.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

Problem Adaptation Therapy for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Depression
Weill Medical College of Cornell University Cognitive Impairment Depression
The present collaborative R01 study, between Cornell and Johns Hopkins, aims to compare Problem Adaptation Therapy for Mild Cognitively Impaired Older Adults (PATH-MCI) vs. Supportive Therapy for Cognitively Impaired Older Adults (ST-CI) in improving cognitive, affective, and... expand

The present collaborative R01 study, between Cornell and Johns Hopkins, aims to compare Problem Adaptation Therapy for Mild Cognitively Impaired Older Adults (PATH-MCI) vs. Supportive Therapy for Cognitively Impaired Older Adults (ST-CI) in improving cognitive, affective, and functioning outcomes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Adapting and Expanding the Asthma-Educator App
Montefiore Medical Center Asthma
This project seeks to test and refine an adapted/expanded version of a previously created ASTHMAXcel app. expand

This project seeks to test and refine an adapted/expanded version of a previously created ASTHMAXcel app.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

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

Outcomes of Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury In Premature Infants
Montefiore Medical Center Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Disease
The objective of this protocol is to investigate the impact of prematurity, with or without associated acute kidney injury (AKI), on the future risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by establishing a patient registry and biorepository. Serum and urine samples will be collected... expand

The objective of this protocol is to investigate the impact of prematurity, with or without associated acute kidney injury (AKI), on the future risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by establishing a patient registry and biorepository. Serum and urine samples will be collected serially from premature infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Weiler Hospital and subsequently followed in the NICU follow-up and pediatric nephrology ambulatory subspecialty clinics. The biorepository will be linked to a comprehensive clinical database.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Nov 2014

open study

Early Childhood Obesity Programming by Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Montefiore Medical Center Childhood Obesity Epigenetics
The molecular mechanisms underlying developmental programming of childhood obesity remain poorly understood. Here, the investigators address major questions about early childhood obesity programming by studying CD3+ T-cells from intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) newborns... expand

The molecular mechanisms underlying developmental programming of childhood obesity remain poorly understood. Here, the investigators address major questions about early childhood obesity programming by studying CD3+ T-cells from intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) newborns who have an increased risk for obesity and other metabolic disorders in adult life.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

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

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