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Does Cefoxitin or Piperacillin-Tazobactam Prevent Postoperative Surgical Site Infections After Pancreatoduodenectomy?
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Pancreatic Cancer Pancreas Cancer Pancreatic Diseases
The purpose of this study is to figure out which commonly used antibiotic, cefoxitin or piperacillin-tazobactam, is better at decreasing the rate of surgical site infections after pancreatoduodenectomy. expand

The purpose of this study is to figure out which commonly used antibiotic, cefoxitin or piperacillin-tazobactam, is better at decreasing the rate of surgical site infections after pancreatoduodenectomy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Respiratory Virus Hospitalization Study (FLU 003 Plus)
University of Minnesota Influenza Novel Respiratory Virus-1 Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Novel Respiratory Virus-2 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV)
Following the sudden and unexpected emergence of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (2009 H1N1) virus, this observational study was initiated to estimate rates of morbidity and mortality and to examine predictors of severity among participants with 2009 H1N1 infection. In 2011, as surveillance... expand

Following the sudden and unexpected emergence of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (2009 H1N1) virus, this observational study was initiated to estimate rates of morbidity and mortality and to examine predictors of severity among participants with 2009 H1N1 infection. In 2011, as surveillance indicated that 2009 H1N1 virus was co-circulating with other seasonal influenza A and B viruses worldwide, the protocol was expanded to include other influenza A subtypes and influenza B viruses. The current version of the protocol (released in August 2013) further broadens the scope of this observational study. With the recognition that novel respiratory viruses other than novel influenza A viruses, e.g., Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), could become prevalent and of major public health importance, the objectives of this protocol have been expanded.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2009

open study

PRimary Care Opioid Use Disorders Treatment (PROUD) Trial
Kaiser Permanente Opioid-use Disorder
Effective treatment for opioid use disorders (OUDs) requires medications. Two medications for treating OUDs-buprenorphine and injectable naltrexone-can be prescribed in primary care (PC). However, despite the current opioid epidemic and expert recommendations that OUDs should be... expand

Effective treatment for opioid use disorders (OUDs) requires medications. Two medications for treating OUDs-buprenorphine and injectable naltrexone-can be prescribed in primary care (PC). However, despite the current opioid epidemic and expert recommendations that OUDs should be treated in PC, most PC clinics do not offer treatment for OUDs. This reflects a lack of consensus among health system leaders and clinicians that OUDs should be treated in PC. The PRimary care Opioid Use Disorders treatment (PROUD) Trial is a pragmatic cluster-randomized, quality improvement trial that evaluates implementation of a team-based approach to PC supported by a full time nurse (the "PROUD intervention"). This type of team-based PC is often referred to as "collaborative care" for management of OUDs in PC, and this type of trial is often referred to as a Hybrid Type III implementation trial. The trial is being conducted in 6 diverse health systems spanning 5 states (New York, Florida, Michigan, Texas, and Washington), with 2 PC clinics in each system randomized. One clinic is randomly selected to implement the PROUD intervention and the other continues usual PC (UPC). The overall objective of the PROUD trial is to provide information to guide health system leaders who are faced with the decision of whether or not to treat OUDs in PC, by evaluating the benefits of implementing the PROUD intervention that integrates high quality OUD treatment (i.e. buprenorphine or injectable naltrexone) into the normal flow of PC. The primary objective of the PROUD trial is to evaluate whether the PROUD intervention increases OUD treatment with buprenorphine or injectable naltrexone, documented in the electronic health records (EHRs) of PC patients, over a 2 year follow-up, as compared to UPC. The primary hypothesis is that there will be a significant increase in the number of patient-days of medication treatment for OUDs documented in the EHR of PC patients in the 2 years after clinics are randomized to the PROUD intervention compared to PC clinics randomized to UPC. This implementation objective reflects whether the PROUD intervention increases initiation of and/or retention in OUD treatment, documented in EHRs within medical settings. The main secondary objective is to test the hypothesis that PC patients with OUDs documented in their EHRs in the 3 years prior to randomization who receive care in PROUD intervention clinics, compared to those who receive care in UPC clinics, will have fewer days of acute care utilization (including urgent care, emergency department [ED] and hospital care) in the 2 years after randomization. This effectiveness objective assesses whether implementation of the MA Model improves patient outcomes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

open study

Use of Perioperative Antibiotics in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center Chronic Sinus Infection
The objective of this study is to determine whether the use of postoperative antibiotics following ESS decreases postoperative infection rates. This is a multi-institutional prospective study involving Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Columbia University... expand

The objective of this study is to determine whether the use of postoperative antibiotics following ESS decreases postoperative infection rates. This is a multi-institutional prospective study involving Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, Mount Sinai Health System, and New York University Langone Medical Center. The study design will be a multi-institutional prospective randomized controlled trial with parallel random groups assigned to receive postoperative antibiotics or no postoperative antibiotics. The investigators hypothesize that patients who receive postoperative antibiotics will have lower postoperative infection rates and improved postoperative sinonasal symptoms and nasal endoscopy scores.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

2-A-Day Study: Twice a Day Meals Study.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine PreDiabetes
Caloric restriction increases lifespan and/or healthspan across multiple species. However implementation of long-term CR in humans is problematic and unacceptable to many individuals. As a result, intermittent fasting models have been developed to improve adherence. Such models... expand

Caloric restriction increases lifespan and/or healthspan across multiple species. However implementation of long-term CR in humans is problematic and unacceptable to many individuals. As a result, intermittent fasting models have been developed to improve adherence. Such models have been shown to improve blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, decrease hepatic fat content and body weight. Investigators established an isocaloric twice-a-day (ITAD) feeding plan in mice, wherein test mice were acclimatized to consume over two hour periods (8-10am and 5-7pm), the same amount of food as ad-libitum mice. This intervention prevented obesity and age-associated type 2 diabetes via system-wide activation of autophagy. The investigators will perform further studies of the same feeding model in humans in a randomized crossover design. The objective is to test the hypothesis that restricting eating periods to twice a day (TAD), when compared to isocaloric ad lib meal timing (ALMT), will have beneficial effects on glucose metabolism, body composition, energy expenditure and autophagy in human subjects at risk for diabetes

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Low Dose Aprepitant for Patients Receiving Carboplatin
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting
This study evaluates a simple one day prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting for patients who are getting carboplatin based chemotherapy. In addition to standard oral dexmethasone and oral ondansetrone, participants will be given a third neurokinin 1 (NK1) antagonist agent, either... expand

This study evaluates a simple one day prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting for patients who are getting carboplatin based chemotherapy. In addition to standard oral dexmethasone and oral ondansetrone, participants will be given a third neurokinin 1 (NK1) antagonist agent, either Aprepitant or Fosaprepitant (they have been shown to be equally effective) to improve prevention of nausea and vomiting. No medications need to be taken beyond day 1.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

Study of ADXS-503 With or Without Pembro in Subjects With Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Advaxis, Inc. Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic Non-Squamous Cell Carcinoma
A Phase 1/2, Open-Label Study of ADXS-503 Alone and in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Subjects with Metastatic Squamous or Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer expand

A Phase 1/2, Open-Label Study of ADXS-503 Alone and in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Subjects with Metastatic Squamous or Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2019

open study

Systematic Evaluation of Ablation Techniques for Non-Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.
Montefiore Medical Center Atrial Fibrillation
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of empirical posterior wall isolation (PWI), left atrial appendage electrical isolation (LAAEI) and coronary sinus isolation (CSI) when compared to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) alone: - PVI alone,... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of empirical posterior wall isolation (PWI), left atrial appendage electrical isolation (LAAEI) and coronary sinus isolation (CSI) when compared to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) alone: - PVI alone, - PVI + PWI, - PVI + PWI + LAAEI, - PVI + PWI + LAAEI + CSI.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

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

New Daily Persistent Headache Biomarkers Study
Albert Einstein College of Medicine New Daily Persistent Headache New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH)
New daily persistent headache is a debilitating syndrome which is seldom researched, poorly understood, and without effective treatments. Chronic migraine is a more common but similarly disabling disorder. The goal of this study is to evaluate the blood levels of two proteins... expand

New daily persistent headache is a debilitating syndrome which is seldom researched, poorly understood, and without effective treatments. Chronic migraine is a more common but similarly disabling disorder. The goal of this study is to evaluate the blood levels of two proteins involved with pain signaling; calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and nerve growth factor (NGF). CGRP levels are known to be elevated in chronic migraine, and recent phase 2 clinical trials suggest that treatments targeting CGRP are safe and effective for treatments for migraine. If CGRP levels are elevated in the blood of people with new daily persistent headache, future studies will be designed to evaluate whether treatments that target CGRP are effective in treating new daily persistent headache. If NGF levels are elevated in the blood of patients with new daily persistent headache and/or chronic migraine, future studies will be designed to evaluate whether treatments that target NGF antibodies (targeted treatments against NGF) are effective in treating NDPH and/or chronic migraine.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2018

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

open study

The AVIATOR Study: Trastuzumab and Vinorelbine With Avelumab OR Avelumab & Utomilumab in Advanced HER2+...
Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD Breast Cancer
This research study is studying a combination of drugs as a possible treatment for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Group A: Trastuzumab (Herceptin) + Vinorelbine (Navelbine) - Group B: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab - Group... expand

This research study is studying a combination of drugs as a possible treatment for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Group A: Trastuzumab (Herceptin) + Vinorelbine (Navelbine) - Group B: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab - Group C: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab + Utomilumab (PF-05082566)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2018

open study

Improving Safety and Quality of Tracheal Intubation Practice in Pediatric ICUs
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Failed or Difficult Intubation, Sequela Intubation; Difficult Intubation Complication
Advanced airway interventions are common high risk, high stakes events for children in intensive care units (ICU) and emergency departments (ED), with risk for life and health threatening consequences. expand

Advanced airway interventions are common high risk, high stakes events for children in intensive care units (ICU) and emergency departments (ED), with risk for life and health threatening consequences.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Mar 2010

open study

A Trial of Directly Observed and Long-term Varenicline
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Tobacco Use Disorder Opioid-use Disorder
This 2 x 2 factorial, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial will test two interventions: directly observed medication therapy, and long-term therapy with varenicline among 450 smokers with opioid use disorder recruited from community-based, outpatient opioid treatment... expand

This 2 x 2 factorial, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial will test two interventions: directly observed medication therapy, and long-term therapy with varenicline among 450 smokers with opioid use disorder recruited from community-based, outpatient opioid treatment programs. The analytic strategy will evaluate the milestones in smoking cessation-achieving initial abstinence, preventing lapse and preventing relapse--necessary for long-term cessation, and evaluate theoretically-guided psychological and social factors and pharmacogenetic factors that influence these cessation processes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

MarginProbe® System U.S. Post-Approval Study
Dune Medical Devices Breast Cancer
The study objective is to determine the MarginProbe® System's diagnostic accuracy at the margin level and impact on Positive Margin* Presence originating from the Main ex-vivo lumpectomy specimen after the initial lumpectomy surgery. *A positive margin is defined in this study... expand

The study objective is to determine the MarginProbe® System's diagnostic accuracy at the margin level and impact on Positive Margin* Presence originating from the Main ex-vivo lumpectomy specimen after the initial lumpectomy surgery. *A positive margin is defined in this study as a margin microscopically measured and reported in the histology report to have cancer within 1 mm or less of the inked surface

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

The Effect of Footwear Generated Biomechanical Manipulation on Symptoms of Stress Urinary Incontinence
Montefiore Medical Center Pelvic Floor Disorders Stress Urinary Incontinence
FGBMM (footwear generated biomechanical manipulation) effects neuromuscular patterns of pelvic muscles. While there have been no published studies to our knowledge investigating the effect of FGBMM on urinary incontinence, FGBMM causes perturbations in balance and gait that create... expand

FGBMM (footwear generated biomechanical manipulation) effects neuromuscular patterns of pelvic muscles. While there have been no published studies to our knowledge investigating the effect of FGBMM on urinary incontinence, FGBMM causes perturbations in balance and gait that create dynamics similar to dynamic lumbosacral stabilization exercises. The investigators propose that FGBMM induces the same bio-mechanical improvements as LPSE (lumbopelvic stabilization exercises) which have shown benefit for incontinence. Instead of instructing patients to co-contract the lower trunk and pelvic floor muscles as commonly done for LPSE, the shoes used in FGBMM can be calibrated in a way that causes this co-contraction to occur without the patient realizing. Beneficial pelvis and spine positioning can also be accomplished by strategic placement of the pods without having to instruct the patient on complicated maneuvers. Capitalizing on the excellent adherence and clinical benefits of FGBMM on related conditions, the investigators propose to evaluate the effects of FGBMM in addition to pelvic floor therapy for improving the symptoms of stress urinary incontinence in an urban inner city population.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

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

An Asthma Mobile Intervention to Promote Patient-Reported Outcomes in Primary Care
Montefiore Medical Center Asthma
Through this study, the investigators will adapt the ASTHMAXcel mobile app and evaluate the adapted intervention through a randomized controlled trial. expand

Through this study, the investigators will adapt the ASTHMAXcel mobile app and evaluate the adapted intervention through a randomized controlled trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

Measurement Training and Feedback System: Family Therapy and CBT
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University Adolescent Behavior
This study aims to advance the science of mental health services for adolescent externalizing problems (AEPs) by developing therapist training procedures to increase fidelity to evidence-based interventions (EBIs) in usual care. Two widely endorsed approaches are consistently... expand

This study aims to advance the science of mental health services for adolescent externalizing problems (AEPs) by developing therapist training procedures to increase fidelity to evidence-based interventions (EBIs) in usual care. Two widely endorsed approaches are consistently effective for treating AEPs: family therapy and CBT. Importantly, stronger fidelity to core EBIs of these approaches predicts better outcomes in research and community settings. Yet these EBIs are not widely implemented with fidelity. To help close this quality gap in adolescent services, investigators will develop an online intervention to strengthen fidelity to these EBIs in routine care: Measurement Training and Feedback System for implementation (MTFS-I). MTFS-I will target two essential aspects of EBI fidelity: Training components will seek to improve EBI self-monitoring, and a Feedback component will seek to increase EBI utilization. In keeping with NIMH's Experimental Therapeutics paradigm, this study will examine whether an Intervention (MTFS-I) has direct impact on immediate Targets (EBI self-monitoring and utilization). If promising, future R01 studies will examine links among intervention, targets, and ultimate outcomes (AEPs). The MTFS-I package will be an online quality assurance system completed by therapists and supervisors that can be readily sustained in usual care. Two weekly Training components will adapt gold-standard observational fidelity coding procedures to promote improved self-monitoring of the targeted EBIs, and a monthly Feedback component will adapt a measurement feedback system to promote increased utilization of these EBIs in everyday practice. To maximize provider investment, sites will delineate their own fidelity standards for family therapy and CBT and help design feedback report templates. The proposed study will be among the first to (1) test whether training therapists in observational assessment of EBI fidelity increases the accuracy with which they self-monitor use of those EBIs and (2) adapt measurement feedback procedures to track and improve therapist utilization of EBIs. To achieve study aims the investigators will first partner with two community clinics to develop sustainable MTFS-I procedures using a three-phase Pilot process. Investigators will then initiate an experimental Trial during which therapists (n = 32, treating 192 clients) at four different clinics will be randomized to MTFS-I versus no-intervention Control. In both conditions two kinds of data will be collected: therapist-report checklists on use of core family therapy and CBT techniques with adolescent cases and treatment session audio recordings. MTFS-I uptake will be tracked electronically for online components (Aim 1: MTFS feasibility). Session recordings will be coded by observers for three facets of EBI fidelity: adherence (extent of EBI utilization), working alliance, and therapist competence. Observer ratings will measure the strength of EBI self-monitoring (Aim 2: therapist reliability and accuracy) and fidelity (Aim 3 [EBI utilization] & Aim 4 [alliance, competence]). If effective, MTFS-I could be adapted to promote EBI fidelity for a variety of clinical populations and approaches.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2020

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

TMEM-MRI: A Pilot Feasibility Study of MRI for Imaging of TMEM in Patients With Operable Breast Cancer
Montefiore Medical Center Breast Cancer
The aim of this study is to assess feasibility of a new imaging technology in the management of breast cancer (TMEM-MRI) expand

The aim of this study is to assess feasibility of a new imaging technology in the management of breast cancer (TMEM-MRI)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Intraoperative Methadone Administration for Improved Pain Control in Spinal Fusion Patients
Montefiore Medical Center Pain, Postoperative
Methadone has several advantages over standard narcotic medications, especially when considering use after a typically painful surgery such as lumbar fusion. Methadone is low cost, has a long half-life, has a convenient dosing schedule, has excellent oral bioavailability, and... expand

Methadone has several advantages over standard narcotic medications, especially when considering use after a typically painful surgery such as lumbar fusion. Methadone is low cost, has a long half-life, has a convenient dosing schedule, has excellent oral bioavailability, and demonstrates slow onset to withdrawal. The literature comparing methadone to more commonly used post-operative narcotics demonstrates that it manages pain better, sustains consistent plasma concentrations, decreases overall narcotic requirement, results in no additional adverse events, and is safe, even in children, across several studies. Since the standard of care is non-methadone narcotic usage to manage the significant pain of complex spinal surgery cases, it is understandable that methadone could be a desirable alternative to promote sustained pain control and early ambulation in these patients. The goal of this study is to compare the effect of a single dose of methadone administered intraoperatively in enrolled spinal fusion patients to their historical controls given fentanyl and morphine, and determine if more sustained pain control during the first few days after surgery provides a better subjective experience for the patient with less pain, which allows them to ambulate and leave the hospital sooner than patients given a standard regimen.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Single Arm Study Treating Patients of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy (Colorectal, Appendical, Pseudomyxoma,...
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Colorectal Cancer Appendiceal Cancer Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
This is a clinical study investigating the new treatment of surgery combined with intraperitoneal mitomycin-C for patients with gastrointestinal cancer that has spread to the peritoneal (abdominal cavity) surface. Mitomycin-C to be used in this procedure is approved by the U.S.... expand

This is a clinical study investigating the new treatment of surgery combined with intraperitoneal mitomycin-C for patients with gastrointestinal cancer that has spread to the peritoneal (abdominal cavity) surface. Mitomycin-C to be used in this procedure is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)for many different cancers including gastrointestinal cancer. Giving mitomycin C via the intraperitoneal route is not FDA approved and is an investigation therapy. Cytoreductive surgery plus intraperitoneal chemotherapy can be offered as standard of care outside of a clinical trial. However, since this is an unproven and potentially more effective but a more toxic approach, the investigators are performing this procedure under an IRB approved clinical trial in order to better evaluate the risks and benefits of this approach. A standardized, evidence-based approach is currently lacking for patients with peritoneal surface malignancy from gastrointestinal origin. A clinical trial with surgical quality assurance and modern hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy incorporating critical assessment of disease burden, determinants of complete cytoreduction, treatment-related toxicity, quality of life and survival is imperative. Theoretically, cytoreductive surgery is performed to treat macroscopic disease, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy is used to treat microscopic residual disease with the objective of removing disease completely in a single procedure.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2011

open study

Assessing the Efficacy of Virtual Reality Analgesia (VRA) in Pediatric Patients for Pain Control
Montefiore Medical Center Pain
To evaluate the efficacy of virtual reality analgesia (VRA) for pediatric patients undergoing Botulinum toxin injections (BTI) for spasticity management. Patients will be assigned to one of three groups; one group of subjects will randomly be assigned to VRA intervention using... expand

To evaluate the efficacy of virtual reality analgesia (VRA) for pediatric patients undergoing Botulinum toxin injections (BTI) for spasticity management. Patients will be assigned to one of three groups; one group of subjects will randomly be assigned to VRA intervention using Google Cardboard Virtual reality head- mounted display powered by a iPod touch, a second group of subjects will receive VRA with Oculus Rift, and a third group of subjects will receive no intervention beyond standard sedation, anesthetic, and/or restraint-this group will serve as the control group.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

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