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Body Composition Clinical Trials

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


Found (31) clinical trials

Influence of Elevated Baseline Serum Creatinine and Body Composition on Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an infrequent but major and well - recognized complication of cardiac surgery (1, 2). Its incidence ranges from 1 to 30% (3). Numerous pre-, intra-, and postoperative factors have been associated with the development of AKI after cardiac surgery (3-19). Most commonly used definitions are ...

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Development and Validation of Multi-nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy for Whole Body Human Applications

The purpose of this study is to develop and refine the techniques for using magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy to understand the composition and function of the human body

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Body Composition Analysis in Cirrhotic Undergoing Paracentesis

Ascites is a frequent complication of liver cirrhosis, initial treatment consists on diuretics intake, however, as the disease progresses this complication becomes more severe, consequently other therapeutic options are used. Paracentesis is indicated when severe ascites is present and it should be accompanied by albumin infusion. Nutritional status is generally ...

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Growth and Body Composition in Preterm Infants

OBJECTIVES GENERAL Evaluate the growth and body composition of VLBW infants upon reaching the corresponding term gestational age (GA) and weight. SPECIFIC Evaluate the longitudinal growth and body composition of VLBW infants from the first week of life and at the corresponding term GA and weight. Relate the weight loss ...

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Measurement of Body Composition by Air Displacement Plethysmography in Pediatric Intestinal Failure Patients

Infants and children with intestinal failure (IF) require prolonged periods of parenteral nutrition (PN) for sustenance and growth until intestinal adaptation allows adequate enteral intake. Lean body mass (or muscle mass) preservation and accrual is an important goal during this phase of nutritional rehabilitation. However, lean body mass is not ...

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Body Composition Changes During Stem Cell Transplantation: The Case Of Lymphoma Patients

This study is a retrospective cohort study of patients having B and T cell lymphoma, who underwent SCT in the Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) unit at AUBMC. Consecutive patients having B and T lymphoma who underwent SCT at AUBMC will be identified by the research team and will be included ...

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Association Between Soy Based Formula in Infancy and Puberty

Soy and soy-based products are widely used in modern day nutrition. It is widely consumed among all populations, especially among vegetarians, vegans, those with milk allergy, and in the general population who consume processed foods .Soy-based infant formula is commonly used, and may account for nearly 25 % of the ...

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Pulmonary Hypertension: Efficacy of a 3 Week Inpatient Rehabilitation on Physical Condition Body Composition and Health Related Quality of Life

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) impairs physical condition (PC), body composition (BC) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Specific pharmacological treatment and - in selected patients, refractory to agents - lung or combined heart and lung transplantation can improve physical functioning and long term survival. Initial trials with limited numbers of patients ...

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Body Composition in Systemic Amyloidosis

Malnutrition is a prominent clinical feature of patients affected by systemic immunoglobulin light-chain amyloidosis (AL), with a prevalence ranging between 25-50%. Although the prognosis predominantly depend on the presence and severity of cardiac involvement, it was shown that malnutrition is an independent predictor of survival and quality of life. However, ...

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Total Body Composition in Detection of Nutrition Depletion in Head and Neck Patients

In this 4-year cohort study, a total of 120 patients with stage III-IV head and neck cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) patient undergoing concurrent chemo-radiotherapy will be enrolled. Laboratory examination will be performed to evaluate the physiological change and treatment related toxicity, including BUN and Cr for hydration and renal function; ...

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