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N.t., Hong Kong Clinical Trials

A listing of N.t., Hong Kong clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.

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Found (53) clinical trials

Comparison of Two Types of Surgery in Treating Patients With Rectal Cancer

OBJECTIVES: - Compare local and distant recurrences in patients with mid-rectal cancer treated with wide mesorectal surgical excision with straight colorectal anastomosis versus total mesorectal surgical excision with colonic J pouch coloanal anastomosis. - Compare the functional, physiological, and anatomical outcomes in these patients treated with these two surgical procedures. ...

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Virtual Trainer System (3rd Version) for Physical Activity Promotion in Middle-aged Hong Kong Adults

Hong Kong is a highly urbanized city that many people work long hours daily and over the week, especially for those middle-aged adults. The limited time and lack of professional exercise instruction are always the barriers for them to participate in physical activity (PA). With the advances in information technology ...

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Surveillance of Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Using Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Background Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a common medical emergency worldwide. In Hong Kong it accounts for about 5% of all admissions through the Accident and Emergency Department1. The most common cause is bleeding from a peptic ulcer. Ulcers bleed when an artery at the base of the ulcer is eroded, ...

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Endolaparoscopic Versus Immediate Surgery for Obstructing Colorectal Cancers

In patients who present with obstructing left-sided colorectal cancers, emergency surgery carries a significant morbidity and mortality. Traditionally, most of these patients would receive staged operations (Hartmann's procedure). Temporary stoma is often required due to the edematous bowel wall precluding primary anastomosis as a result of obstruction and the poor ...

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Role of Routine Nasogastric Decompression After Subtotal Gastrectomy

Nasogastric decompression is an intra-operative routine in most of the time to facilitate exposure of operative field during elective subtotal gastrectomy, but whether it should be retained post-operatively is controversial. Nasogastric decompression helps to drain the gastric remnant in case there is edema around the gastrojejunostomy, ileus and delayed gastric ...

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Outcome of Postnatal Depression Screening Using Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

The objective of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of postnatal depression screening by comparing the mental health outcome (at 6 months postpartum) of mothers under the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) screening programme versus usual clinical practice (usual practice), using randomized controlled trial design. With the use ...

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Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) on Systemic Blood Pressure Coagulability and Carotid Intima-media Thickness in Patients With Sleep Apnea

Subjects and Methods: We propose to carry out a prospective, randomized controlled study on 100 consecutive patients newly diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, as defined by overnight sleep study showing Apnea- hypopnoea index (AHI) >or=5 per hour of sleep plus Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS) ≥10.1 The patients will be ...

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Analysis of Clinical Profiles of Chinese Patients With Normal Tension Glaucoma

This is a multi-centered non-interventional descriptive study. The Declaration of Helsinki is followed. All procedures will be conducted in accordance with the GCP guidelines. About 100 Consecutive NTG glaucoma patients will be included in this study. NTG is defined as: 1. Six median untreated intraocular pressure consistently less than 21 ...

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Effectiveness of Musical Training in Children Surviving Brain Tumours

Children surviving brain tumours have the highest risk of suffering neurocognitive late effects, such as impairment of intellectual development and deficits in attention and concentration, working memory, processing speed and executive function. Such effects severely affect their levels of academic achievement, psychosocial function and quality of life. Musical training is ...

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Comparative Study of Intragastric Balloon and Pharmacotherapy for Non-Morbid Obesity

Obesity is a chronic devastating disease and is becoming a major health and socioeconomic issue worldwide. Obesity significantly exacerbates many other chronic illnesses and increases mortality and morbidities of patients.1-2 Although the situation in Asians is less apparent and critical than in Caucasians, the problem is emerging rapidly. In Hong ...

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