313 matching studies

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Implementation of Smoking Cessation Within NCI NCORP Community Sites
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Smoking Cessation
Evaluate a multi-faceted training program to improve short-term smoking cessation rates (<14 days post-visit) and short (3 months) and sustained abstinence (6 months) among 1,114 enrolled smokers who present for LDCT lung cancer screening in 26 community-based practices. expand

Evaluate a multi-faceted training program to improve short-term smoking cessation rates (<14 days post-visit) and short (3 months) and sustained abstinence (6 months) among 1,114 enrolled smokers who present for LDCT lung cancer screening in 26 community-based practices.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 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

Peer Mentorship to Improve Outcomes in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dialysis
This project tests a peer mentor intervention to improve outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The investigators will train peer mentors to deliver social support and to provide information and motivation in order to improve adherence behaviors and self management... expand

This project tests a peer mentor intervention to improve outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The investigators will train peer mentors to deliver social support and to provide information and motivation in order to improve adherence behaviors and self management practices in assigned mentees who are also patients on maintenance hemodialysis. The intervention will consist of a weekly telephone call between mentor and mentee, over a period of 3 months. The study will recruit patients at 7 dialysis facilities (5 in the Bronx, NY and 2 in Nashville, TN) and randomize the patients to the peer mentorship intervention versus usual care. The primary outcome will be the sum of number of emergency department visits and hospitalizations during 3 months of intervention and 15 months of follow-up observation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2019

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

Trametinib in Treating Patients With Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma That Is Metastatic, Locally Advanced,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma Locally Advanced Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma Metastatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma that has spread to other places in the body, nearby tissue or lymph nodes, or cannot be removed by surgery. Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking... expand

This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma that has spread to other places in the body, nearby tissue or lymph nodes, or cannot be removed by surgery. Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

A Study of MACI in Patients Aged 10 to 17 Years With Symptomatic Chondral or Osteochondral Defects of...
Vericel Corporation Chondral Defect Osteochondritis Dissecans Articular Cartilage Defect Articular Cartilage Disorder of Knee
The objective of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of MACI® vs arthroscopic microfracture in the treatment of patients aged 10 to 17 years with symptomatic articular chondral or osteochondral defects of the knee. expand

The objective of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of MACI® vs arthroscopic microfracture in the treatment of patients aged 10 to 17 years with symptomatic articular chondral or osteochondral defects of the knee.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

Metformin in Children With Relapsed or Refractory Solid Tumors
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Solid Tumors Primary Brain Tumors
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the tolerability and safety of escalating doses of metformin on a backbone of vincristine, irinotecan and temozolomide (VIT) in children with recurrent and refractory solid tumors. expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the tolerability and safety of escalating doses of metformin on a backbone of vincristine, irinotecan and temozolomide (VIT) in children with recurrent and refractory solid tumors.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2012

open study

A 5-year Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver (NAFL) or Nonalcoholic...
Target PharmaSolutions, Inc. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
TARGET-NASH is a longitudinal observational cohort study of patients being managed for NAFL or NASH in usual clinical practice. TARGET-NASH will create a research registry of patients with NAFL or NASH within academic and community real-world practices in order to assess the... expand

TARGET-NASH is a longitudinal observational cohort study of patients being managed for NAFL or NASH in usual clinical practice. TARGET-NASH will create a research registry of patients with NAFL or NASH within academic and community real-world practices in order to assess the safety and effectiveness of current and future therapies.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jul 2016

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

Study of Oral Treprostinil in Subjects With Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Associated With Heart Failure...
United Therapeutics Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With HFpEF
This is an open-label study to evaluate the safety of continued therapy with oral treprostinil in subjects who have completed Study TDE-HF-301. This study will provide long-term, open-label data regarding the effect of continued long-term oral treprostinil therapy for the treatment... expand

This is an open-label study to evaluate the safety of continued therapy with oral treprostinil in subjects who have completed Study TDE-HF-301. This study will provide long-term, open-label data regarding the effect of continued long-term oral treprostinil therapy for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Subject visits will occur at Baseline, Weeks 6, 12, 18, 24, and every 12 weeks thereafter until either oral treprostinil becomes commercially available to treat PH associated with HFpEF or the study is discontinued by the Sponsor.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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 Efficacy and Safety of UGN-102 as a Primary Chemoablative Therapy in Patients With LG NMIBC at Intermediate...
UroGen Pharma Ltd. Bladder Cancer Urothelial Carcinoma Urothelial Carcinoma Bladder
The study is investigating the efficacy and safety of UroGen's UGN-102 to treat patients with Low Grade (LG) Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) at intermediate risk of recurrence. expand

The study is investigating the efficacy and safety of UroGen's UGN-102 to treat patients with Low Grade (LG) Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) at intermediate risk of recurrence.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

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

Triciribine Phosphate, Paclitaxel, Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, and Cyclophosphamide in Treating Patients...
Prescient Therapeutics, Ltd. Breast Adenocarcinoma Estrogen Receptor Positive HER2/Neu Negative Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Stage IIB Breast Cancer
This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of triciribine phosphate when given together with paclitaxel, doxorubicin hydrochloride, and cyclophosphamide and to see how well they work in treating patients with stage IIB-IV breast cancer. Triciribine phosphate... expand

This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of triciribine phosphate when given together with paclitaxel, doxorubicin hydrochloride, and cyclophosphamide and to see how well they work in treating patients with stage IIB-IV breast cancer. Triciribine phosphate may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel, doxorubicin hydrochloride, and cyclophosphamide, 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. Giving triciribine phosphate with paclitaxel, doxorubicin hydrochloride, and cyclophosphamide may be a better treatment for breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2012

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Transformative Research in Diabetic Nephropathy
University of Pennsylvania Diabetic Nephropathies Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis
This is a prospective, observational, cohort study of patients with a clinical diagnosis of diabetes who are undergoing clinically indicated kidney biopsy. The intent is to collect, process, and study kidney tissue and to harvest blood, urine and genetic materials to elucidate... expand

This is a prospective, observational, cohort study of patients with a clinical diagnosis of diabetes who are undergoing clinically indicated kidney biopsy. The intent is to collect, process, and study kidney tissue and to harvest blood, urine and genetic materials to elucidate molecular pathways and link them to biomarkers that characterize those patients have a rapid decline in kidney function (> 5 mL/min/1.73m2/year) from those with lesser degrees of kidney function change over the period of observation. High through-put genomic analysis associated with genetic and biomarker testing will serve to identify key potential therapeutic targets for DKD by comparing patients with rapid and slow progression patterns. Each participating clinical site will search for, consent, harvest the biopsy sample, and enroll the participants as required for the TRIDENT protocol.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2016

open study

Nivolumab After Surgery and Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Stage IB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7 Stage IIA Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IIIA Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well nivolumab after surgery and chemotherapy work in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer,... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well nivolumab after surgery and chemotherapy work in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

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

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