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Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Trials

A listing of Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency 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

What is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency is a genetic (inherited) condition that may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency occurs when there is a lack of a protein in the blood called alpha-1 antitrypsin, or AAT. AAT is ...

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A stage 1, prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Alpha 1-proteinase Inhibitor (A1P1) augmentation therapy in subjects with A1P1 Deficiency and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study is an approximately 2 year study that will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the FDA ...

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Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry

The Registry was established in 1997 by the Alpha-1 Foundation to facilitate research initiatives and promote the development of improved treatments and a cure for Alpha-1. Located at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, the Registry employs procedures that ensure the most stringent confidentiality of participants. The ...

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Alpha-1 Coded Testing(ACT) Study

Genetic testing for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is sometimes delayed despite established testing indications. All genetic tests have risks and possible benefits. The ACT study evaluates the population demographics, reasons for testing, and outcomes through a confidential testing program. Co-morbidities of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency other than lung and liver disease are ...

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Management of Patients With Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Associated Emphysema

All patients who suffer from this disease are followed every 6 months during a 5 years period. FEV1 decline is the primary endpoint. Quality of life assessed using the Saint George's Respiratory Questionary is recorded too.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Adult Liver Study

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) is a genetic disorder resulting in a low level of a protein called alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT). This deficiency can cause life-threatening liver disease and/or lung disease at various ages. Some patients experience life-threatening liver disease in childhood or liver cancer as adults. There is no specific ...

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Polygen Defi-Alpha: Genetic Polymorphisms Study in Children With Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Included in the DEFI-ALPHA Cohort

The deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin (DA1AT) is a genetic disorder of variable clinical expression, initially described in adults with pulmonary emphysema patients. In children, it is the second cause of neonatal cholestasis after biliary atresia and is a common indication for liver transplantation. Several genotypes for SERPINA1 gene coding for ...

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Lung Disease and Its Affect on the Work of White Blood Cells in the Lungs

AAT deficiency is a genetic disorder that affects around 100,000 people in the USA, including 1-3% of all people diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In AAT deficient people diagnosed with COPD, it was originally believed the cause of the disease was due to a lack of supply of ...

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AL1TER : Alpha-1 Therapy Evaluation and Research Patient Registry

This is a longitudinal, observational, non-interventional registry study, designed to collect both retrospective and prospective data, in order to acquire real-world data on product prescribing, product use by patients, and product performance for patients receiving 1-PI therapy in a homecare and/or a Coram ambulatory infusion suite. There is no limit ...

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Evaluating the Genetic Causes and Progression of Cholestatic Liver Diseases (LOGIC)

Cholestasis is a rare condition that involves a reduction or obstruction of bile flow from the liver to the small intestine. When bile flow is hindered, a waste product pigment called bilirubin can escape into the bloodstream and build up to harmful levels. This may lead to the easily recognizable ...

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