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NCT ID: NCT06154083 Not yet recruiting - Fertility Clinical Trials

INtensity of OVarian Stimualtion and Euploid Embryos

Start date: December 15, 2023
Phase: Phase 4
Study type: Interventional

This randomized trial was designed as a no-inferiority trial aiming to evaluate if the intensity of stimulation (a milder vs a more intense approach) may have an impact on the number of euploid embryos and the morpho kinetic parameters in advanced age women undergoing PGT-A with a PPOS protocol.

NCT ID: NCT06153875 Not yet recruiting - Low Back Pain Clinical Trials

Effects of Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation on Neck and Low Back Pain

Start date: December 15, 2023
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (pPNS) is a physical therapy technique, whose main objective is to treat neuro-muskulo-skeletal signs and symptoms by applying a current to a peripheric nerve with a blunt dry needle. Despite its clinical use being already stablished, its use in pathologic subjects is still unknown and, thus, so is its optimal parameterization. The present study proposes to perform two different protocols of peripheral nerve stimulation on neck and low back pain subjects to answer those questions and compared it towards a control group receiving a standard intervention.

NCT ID: NCT06153511 Completed - Clinical trials for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Clinical Study With a Robotic Assistant in Patients Requiring a Spinal Transpedicular Fixation

Start date: November 16, 2022
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

This multicenter, non-comparative clinical trial, led by two principal investigators in Spain, aims to evaluate the safety and performance of a robotic assistant, based on a electromechanical tracking system, in patients requiring transpedicular screw fixation. The study, conducted in two different hospital centers, involves patients with vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis, kyphosis, and other related conditions. The primary objective is to determine screw accuracy by assessing the degree of screw invasion into the pedicle using the Gertzbein-Robbins scale, with a target of achieving 96% acceptable screw placement. Trained radiologists will evaluate the screw invasion into the pedicle. The study is scheduled to span 12 months and each intervention includes a 1-month follow-up. Throughout this time frame, patients will undergo regular assessments, and outcomes will be closely monitored.

NCT ID: NCT06153381 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Shoulder Osteoarthritis

Virtual Rehabilitation Assistant Via Instant Messaging Communication to Promote Adherence to Rehabilitation After Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Start date: September 1, 2023
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

reverse shoulder replacement surgery is performed to improve the functionality and reduce pain of the affected shoulder. Now, it is necessary to carry out an appropriate rehabilitation process to optimize surgical results. The lack of health resources makes it essential for the patient to work autonomously once hospital rehabilitation is completed. But lack of adherence is one of the main barriers to recovery

NCT ID: NCT06152692 Completed - Clinical trials for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Circadian Intraocular Pressure Patterns in Patients With Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Treatment With Continuous Air Pressure

Start date: January 2016
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) syndrome and treatment with continuous air pressure (CPAP) on the circadian intraocular pressure (IOP) patterns and its structural impact on the nerve fiber layer of the retina to analize the relationship between SAHS and glaucoma. OBJECTIVES: 1. To study the PIO and its fluctuations in patients with SAHS before starting treatment with CPAP. Objective 2. To assess the effect of CPAP on circadian IOP patterns. 3. Evaluate the effect of changes in IOP in patients with OSA treated with CPAP in the nerve fiber layer of the retina. METHODS: A prospective study to be monitored continuously for 24 hours IOP by contact lens device Sensimed Triggerfish (Sensimed AG, Switzerland). Objective 1. To monitore and compare the IOP for 24 hours at 74 patients diagnosed with SAHS before starting treatment with CPAP and 37 patients without OSA. Objective 2. To study the impact of CPAP treatment by a study design in two stages CPAP / sham CPAP. A first monitoring of IOP will be compared before starting treatment with CPAP, with monitoring a month (CPAP-sham CPAP) and 12 months after initiation of treatment with CPAP. Objective 3. To correlate the values obtained from the monitoring of IOP in the thickness of the nerve fiber layer of the retina, as measured by optical coherence tomography, at baseline and at 12 months after starting treatment with CPAP.

NCT ID: NCT06151873 Recruiting - Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trials

Assessment by Surface Electromyography in Cerebral Palsy Footballers

Start date: November 17, 2023
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Adapted sport is constantly evolving thanks to the technological and scientific advances in the field of sports that are being developed in our era. Until a few years ago, the study of training, loads, volumes and work intensities were the focus of attention, but nowadays, expanding towards recovery of the individual and consequently to an improvement of the assessments and treatments from the point of view of the alteration of the movement. Impaired motor control is a consequence of most central nervous system (CNS) movement disorders, such as cerebral palsy. A common physical examination includes assessment of passive muscle elongation endurance, isometric and isotonic testing. This test is used to judge the degree and nature of muscle hyperendurance, to determine etiology at the muscle tissue and/or motor control level, and to infer consequences for overall motor performance in functional tasks. Although this physical examination is in widespread clinical use and provides clinically essential information, it is still a subjective assessment and depends on several factors such as intra- and inter-examiner variability.this variability and subjectivity calls for a consensus on the interpretation and measurement of muscle neurophysiological responses in patients with neurological diseases.Generally, the assessment instruments used for the analysis of hypertonia in adapted sports are based on standardized tests and trials. Specifically, in CP (Cerebral Palsy)-Football, hypertonia is assessed by the degrees of spasticity of the modified Ashworth Scale. There is a need for instrumental assessment to validate subjectivity and thus facilitate the applicability, objectivity, characterization and monitoring of the pathology, such as surface electromyography (EMS). The tests will be performed in a control group of healthy subjects and an experimental group with subjects belonging to the Spanish National Football Team of cerebral palsy and acquired brain damage. After collecting the records, the behavioral patterns in both groups will be evaluated, establishing possible differences between them for the clinimetric indicators analyzed related to muscle activity, thus allowing a characterization of the sample. Subsequently, by means of the post-exertion assessment of the experimental group, we will analyze the influence of muscle fatigue after an international soccer match. Therefore, the development of the project aims to provide clinical health professionals and professionals in sports physical activity with evaluative tools (EMG) sensitive to clinical changes that allow characterizing, classifying and observing the evolution of their athletes through a simple, fast and agile characterization of indicators based on surface electromyography for patients with cerebral palsy and acquired brain damage.

NCT ID: NCT06150859 Enrolling by invitation - Bereavement Clinical Trials

Ayahuasca Assisted Psychotherapy for Grief

Start date: October 15, 2021
Phase: Phase 2
Study type: Interventional

The aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness of an ayahuasca-assisted constructivist therapy with constructivist therapy and no treatment to decrease the severity of grief. A secondary purpose is to assess the effectiveness to prevent Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder and Prolonged Grief Disorder, and to assess potential changes in avoidance, meaning-making and self-clarity. Subjective effects and Acceptance promoting effects of psychedelic drug are assessed after ayahuasca administration. A non-randomized controlled trial is proposed with three arms involving an experimental group (ayahuasca in concert with psychotherapy) and two control groups (psychotherapy and no treatment) with pretest, posttest and 3 months follow-up.

NCT ID: NCT06150677 Recruiting - Pain Clinical Trials

Effects of Static Apnea at High Lung Volume on Hypoalgesia, Cardiovascular Function and Respiratory Function

Start date: December 1, 2023
Phase: Phase 3
Study type: Interventional

The aim of this randomized controlled study is to explore the hypoalgesic response of a 6 minutes of intermittent static apneas training session at high lung volume in healthy subjects; also, as secondary objectives, to analyze the cardiovascular and respiratory response produced during the intervention.

NCT ID: NCT06150391 Recruiting - Amblyopia Clinical Trials

Evaluation of Amblyopia Protocols Using a Dichoptic Gabor Videogame Program

Start date: October 5, 2023
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

Interest in developing alternative methods for the treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) has long been a topic of interest among clinicians and researchers. Occlusion or penalization of fellow eye do not always provide the desired visual acuity improvement. Moreover, occlusion is associated with a high risk of recurrence and non-compliance. Here, it is presented a protocol of a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the safety and clinical efficacy of a novel home-based system, based on a computer game. The goal of this prospective clinical trial is to compare in visual acuity improvements in patients with amblyopia, following conventional patching therapy or this novel computer-based therapy. The main questions it aims to answer are: - Does computer-based therapy equal or improve patching therapy? Can it be used as an alternative to patching? - Does computer-based therapy used in combination with pathching solve amblyopia when patching fails alone (persistent amblyopia)? Participants will be divided in two groups according to the previous occlusion o penalization of fellow eye. Both groups will be divided in two subgroups, experimental and control. Researchers will compare subgroups outcomes in order to asses this novel approach.

NCT ID: NCT06150313 Recruiting - Clinical trials for Randomized Controlled Trial

Efficacy of the Mediational Intervention for Sensitizing Caregivers for Teachers and Self-Administered Versions

Start date: September 12, 2023
Phase: N/A
Study type: Interventional

OBJECTIVES: The goal of this parallel randomized controlled trial is to test the efficacy of 2 new modalities of the Mediational Intervention for Sensitizing Caregivers (MISC) in caregivers from general population, specifically, in teachers at primary school children who are also parents. The main QUESTIONS it aims to answer are: - Are the new versions of MISC (MISC-T for Teachers, and MISC-SA or Self-Administered) efficient to a) improve the quality of caregivers-child interaction, and b) benefit children mental health, compared with a control group defined as Treatment as Usual (TAU)? - Is there any effect-transference to the school-setting despite the MISC is trained out of the school setting? re the new versions of the MISC efficient to benefit teachers' well-being at work in terms of lower burn-out, higher perceived self-efficacy or better classroom climate? PARTICIPANTS will randomly receive one of the 3 versions of MISC: MISC-T (administered by videoconference in teams of 6-10 teachers), MISC-SA (self-administered by the participants in weekly sessions with Genially), and MISC-R (self-administered by the participants but mainly based in readings and cognitive exercises instead of video-feedback, the core element of MISC-T and MISC-SA). COMPARISONS: Researchers will compare all 3 groups among them to see to what extent: - MISC-T shows efficacy compared with MISC-R (TAU; control group) - MISC-SA shows efficacy compared with MISC-R (TAU; control group) - MISC-T is more efficient than MISC-SA