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Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

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

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Found (333) 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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Eating Behaviours Diet and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Objective: To compare the differences in eating behaviours, nutritional status, diet quality and gastrointestinal (GI) health between Chinese children aged 3-6 years with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and typically developing children (TDC). Hypotheses Children with ASD will show more problematic mealtime behaviours as represented by higher scores of 'limited variety' ...

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A Prospective Study Into the Risk of Colorectal Neoplasms in Individuals With a Family History of Advanced Adenomas (Sibling AN Study)

The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) is rising rapidly in Hong Kong. It is the second commonest cancer in Hong Kong with more than 4000 new cases diagnosed in 2007, and it is also the second commonest cause of cancer death accounting for approximately 1,700 deaths per year. It has ...

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Treatment for Bile Duct Cancer in the Liver

The current standard treatment of inoperable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer in the liver) is chemotherapy, which is of limited efficacy. The use of selective internal radiotherapy treatment (SIRT-Y90) is proven efficacious in patients with intra-heptic tumor. Previous experience with SIRT is safe in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. This study ...

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Helping Youth Smokers Stop Smoking Through the Youth Quitline Programme

In Hong Kong, the demand of smoking cessation service of Youth was increasing in the past 10 years, the first youth-oriented smoking cessation hotline "Youth Quitline" was established in 2005. From August 2005 to July 2016, "Youth Quitline" has received over 9,267 telephone inquiries and provided telephone smoking cessation counselling ...

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Cells of Monocytic Origin as Surrogate Markers for Individual Drug Effects and Hepatotoxicity

Drug-induced liver injury (DILI), especially its idiosyncratic for is often an unpredictable complication of drug therapy. Until now it is very challenging to predict occurrence, severity and outcome of DILI. Previous data provide evidence that cells from peripheral blood may reflect hepatocellular damage (Fannin RD, Hepatology. 2010). Own research could ...

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