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Brain Injury Clinical Trials

A listing of Brain Injury medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (14) clinical trials

PAEAN - Erythropoietin for Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy in Newborns

A lack of oxygen (hypoxia) or low blood supply (ischaemia) before or during birth can destroy cells in a newborn baby's brain. The damage caused by the lack of oxygen continues for some time afterwards. One way to try to reduce this damage is to induce hypothermia cooling the baby ...

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Clinical Randomisation of an Antifibrinolytic in Significant Head Injury

BACKGROUND: Worldwide, over 10 million people are killed or hospitalised because of traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. About 90% of deaths from TBI occur in low and middle income countries. TBI mostly affects young adults and many experiencing long lasting or permanent disability. The social and economic burden of ...

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A Phase 3 clinical study for patients with Brain Injury

There is no AED or medication that has been demonstrated to affect the development of post-traumatic epilepsy. Biperiden is a cholinergic antagonist, acting in the muscarinic receptor, that is widely used as an anti Parkinson drug. The investigators data with animal models of epilepsy indicate that anti-muscarinic agents might affect ...

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Non-Opiate Treatment After Prenatal Opiate Exposure to Prevent Postnatal Injury to the Young Brain

In this current proposal, the research plan is based on our pilot study, which randomized infants with NAS to receive morphine or clonidine. The treatment groups were similar as to mean birth weight, gestational age, Apgar scores, and postnatal age at treatment. Infants enrolled had no other medical or surgical ...

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment to Treat Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)/Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome (PPCS)

This is a randomized prospective controlled single-blind crossover clinical trial of 1.5 ATA (atmospheres absolute) HBOT versus maintenance medication and counseling. One hundred adult subjects (50 at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans and 50 at Oklahoma State University School of Medicine) with mTBI/PPCS who have been symptomatic continuously ...

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Effect of Antisecretory Factor Given as a Food Supplement to Adult Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatment of increased ICP, using Anti-secretory Factor, in patients with severe head trauma Brain edema, defined as an increased fluid content in either the extracellular or intracellular space, arise in both trauma and in conjunction with other brain pathologies such as infectious diseases, intracranial tumors and ischemic events, i.e. stroke. ...

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TRansfusion Strategies in Acute Brain INjured Patients

Although blood transfusions can be lifesaving in severe hemorrhage, they can also have potential complications. As anemia has also been associated with poor outcomes in critically ill patients, determining an optimal transfusion trigger is a real challenge for clinicians. This is even more important in patients with acute brain injury ...

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Erigo Pro Coma Outcome Study - Study on the Effectiveness of a Robotic Tilt Table Device for Recovery of Consciousness

Patients with acquired brain injury (ABI) often suffer from severe disorders of consciousness (DOC), such as coma, unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS), or minimally conscious state (MCS). These DOC can be temporary or persistent. Verticalization and multisensory stimulation are traditionally important therapeutic principles in the neurorehabilitation of such patients. These principles ...

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Role of Citicoline in Treatment of Newborns With Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

Citicoline, is a naturally occurring compound and an intermediate in the metabolism of phosphatidylcholine. Phosphatidylcholine is an important component of the phospholipids of the cell membranes. Citicoline is composed of two molecules: cytidine and choline. Both these molecules enter the brain separately and by passing through the blood-brain barrier where ...

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Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation After TBI With Donepezil

Memory deficits are among the most common chronic and functionally important consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Basic and clinical research studies suggest that persistent deficits in verbal memory are associated with chronically reduced levels of acetylcholine in the brain. Medicines that increase levels of acetylcholine in the brain appear ...

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