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NCT ID: NCT03111329 Not yet recruiting - Prematurity Clinical Trials

Does Routine Assessment of Gastric Residuals in Preterm Neonates Influence Time Taken to Reach Full Enteral Feeding?

Start date: May 1, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The study aims to compare routine assessment of gastric residuals versus no assessment of residuals in preterm neonates with respect to time taken for achieving full enteral feeding and the incidence of possible complications, such as feeding intolerance, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis etc.

NCT ID: NCT03104036 Recruiting - Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Trials

Faecal Bacteriotherapy for Ulcerative Colitis

Start date: April 2017
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

The etiopathogenesis of ulcerative colitis (UC) is not fully understood. One of the theories of UC pathogenesis represents a pathological response of mucosal immunity to intestinal microbiota. Potential therapeutic procedure how to affect this fact is the faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). Review of the literature on FMT suggests great potential as the treatment for UC, but two prospective controlled study that has been published yet are inconsistent. The first objective of the project is to compare the administration of FMT enema with mesalazine enema for inducing remission in patients with active left-sided UC in the form of a prospective, randomized, controlled study. The second objective is to observe changes in the intestinal microbiota during and after FMT focusing on bacterial DNA sequencing to identify the bacterial species which are responsible for the effect of the FMT.

NCT ID: NCT03102593 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia

A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetics of ARGX-113 in Patients With ITP

Start date: March 13, 2017
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

The purpose of the study is to determine safety, efficacy, tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of ARGX-113 in Patients with Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia.

NCT ID: NCT03093311 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Cognitive Dysfunction

Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Detection of Cerebral Desaturation After Positioning for Neurosurgical Procedures

Start date: April 1, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The occurrence of postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) might be related to intraoperative cerebral desaturation. Positioning for neurosurgical procedures are associated with head rotation, elevation, flexion or extention that may affect blood brain inflow and outflow. Anatomical variations of Willis circle could affect the cerebral blood flow in extreme head position with the development of cerebral ischemia or functional changes of brain. Investigators suppose that detection of cerebral tissue desaturation and its prompt correction could modify the occurence of POCD after these procedures.

NCT ID: NCT03090763 Recruiting - Aortic Aneurysm Clinical Trials

Role of Circulating MicroRNAs in Pathogenesis of Aneurysms of the Abdominal and Thoracic Aorta - Study "Micro AAA"

Start date: November 1, 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

The objective of this study is to establish whether patients with aortic aneurysm, compared to general population, have higher levels of selected miRNAs and whether there is significant association between the level of miRNA in circulating blood and the size of the aortic aneurysm or the risk of its rupture.

NCT ID: NCT03086915 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Neuromuscular Blockade

Myorelaxation Practice in Paediatric Anesthesia

Start date: March 5, 2017
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

In retrospective data search the investigators will identified the percentage of patients with muscle relaxants administered during perioperative period. The block reversal, typ of drug, percentage of cases with and without reversal will be identified.

NCT ID: NCT03077048 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Renal Insufficiency, Chronic

Short-term Metabolic Effects of Ketosteril® Supplemented Low Protein Diet in Pre-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients

Start date: March 30, 2017
Phase: Phase 1/Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

Supplementation of ketoanalogues of essential amino acids improves the protein quality of protein restricted diets without burdening the kidneys. The ketoanalogues are transaminated by aminotransferases to the corresponding amino acids by incorporating nitrogen from amino groups derived from endogenous amino acid degradation. Therefore, less nitrogen needs to be excreted and the kidney's workload is reduced. The purpose of the trial is to investigate the impact of Ketosteril® supplementation on A) nutritional safety and tolerance of a low protein diet (LPD) (0.6 g protein/kg bodyweight (BW)/day)and B) net protein synthesis in pre-dialysis CKD patients. Changes of urea in serum and urine will be assessed under controlled metabolic balance conditions in non-dialysed CKD patients consuming a LPD supplemented with Ketosteril® at 1 tablet/5 kg body weight/day compared to the same, isonitrogenous and isocaloric diet without Ketosteril®. Changes in protein synthesis and degradation at the defined protein intake with or without Ketosteril® supplementation will be investigated - based on nitrogen balance, normalized protein catabolic rates as well as blood levels of defined proteins as surrogate markers for net protein synthesis and anabolic signaling.

NCT ID: NCT03072524 Recruiting - Stroke Clinical Trials

The Prehospital Selection of Acute Stroke Patients

Start date: March 1, 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Observational

The aim of this study is to develop and validate a simple prehospital stroke scale, which would predict the presence of large vessel occlusion (LVO) in patients with acute stroke. This study prospectively evaluates the predictive value of a new simple pre-hospital scale (FAST PLUS test) for the presence of large vessel occlusion in anterior intracranial circulation. The FAST PLUS test consists of two parts: the first is the well-known FAST test, which is employed in all possible cases of stroke occurrence. This test consists of the following items: Speech (scored 0-1), Facial palsy (0-1), any failure of Arm motor function (0-1), and Time (0-1). The second part of FAST PLUS test evaluates only the presence of severe arm or leg motor deficit (scored 0-1) and unilateral occurrence of its motor function deficit (scored 0-1). The FAST PLUS test will be used prospectively at the place of stroke onset by trained medical emergency technicians. The first objective of study is to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and the positive and negative predictive value of the test which relate to the presence of occlusion of intracranial artery (intracranial carotid artery, T occlusion and occlusion of Middle Cerebral artery segment M1 and M2). CT angiography can only diagnose the LVO. The second objective of this study is to assess inter-rater variability among stroke specialists and emergency technicians, concerning the presence of severe motor arm or leg deficit. The third objective : After implementation of the FAST TEST to clinical practice, we aim to achieve the acceleration of transport time in FAST PLUS positive patients via direct transport to Comprehensive Stroke Center to mechanical thrombectomy.

NCT ID: NCT03069014 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

Study of LM11A-31-BHS in Mild-moderate AD Patients

Start date: February 15, 2017
Phase: Phase 1/Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of 2 doses of LM11A-31-BHS in 120 patients with Alzheimer's Disease versus placebo and to access biomarker and clinical exploratory endpoints of LM11A-31-BHS

NCT ID: NCT03068988 Active, not recruiting - Rotator Cuff Tear Clinical Trials

Clinical Study on Mesenchymal Stem Cells Used in the Reconstruction Surgery of the Supraspinatus Muscle Lesions

Start date: January 1, 2012
Phase: Phase 1
Study type: Interventional

The prospective randomized clinical study investigating the effect of mesenchymal stem cells on tendon healing. The objective of the study is to demonstrate the effect of concentrated bone marrow stem cells ( MSCs ) to the healing of sutured tendon of the supraspinatus muscle in comparison to the same procedure performed without MSCs. We have postulated the hypothesis that MSCs enhance the healing of the sutured supraspinatus tendon to its humeral footprint.