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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 (266) clinical trials

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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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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Combination of Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin in Metastatic Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Primary: - To evaluate the efficacy of capecitabine in combination with oxaliplatin (XELOX) in terms of overall response rate (based on RECIST criteria) in patients with metastatic NPC without prior chemotherapy for relapse. Secondary: - To evaluate the efficacy profile of oxaliplatin (XELOX) in patients with metastatic NPC in terms ...

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Fosamax for Childhood Cancer Survivors

The modern treatment for childhood malignancy includes surgery and chemoradiotherapy either individually or in combination. Despite the great achievement in improving patient survival, these treatments also greatly enhance the adverse effects on the unfortunate children. Our research group has recently conducted a pioneer study on the bone mineralization and bone ...

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Acupuncture Treatment in Adults Undergoing Diagnostic OGD : A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Randomized Trial

Acupuncture is being used as one part of Chinese medicine for more than 2,500 years in treating diseases. Recent functional magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated that acupuncture can suppress the “pain” area in the brain so as to reduce the pain that felt by human subjects. Western medicine proposed the acupuncture ...

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Compare Efficacy of Gastric Acid Suppression by Oral and Intravenous Administration of Esomeprazole in Patients With Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcer bleeding is a common medical emergency. Although primary hemostasis can be achieved by endoscopic hemostasis in more than 90% of cases, rebleeding during the first 72 hours is still common. The use of secretory inhibitors in ulcer bleeding had theoretical benefit in preventing rebleeding. In vitro, platelet aggregation ...

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A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Laparoscopic Nissen Against Anterior Partial Fundoplication in Treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Among Chinese Patients

The incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is rising among Asian population. A recent systematic review showed among Chinese population, the prevalence of GERD can be up to 5% (2). Currently, the standard treatment for GERD is acid suppression using proton pump inhibitors (PPI) which can achieve a symptomatic relief ...

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A Randomized Study Comparing Lamivudine Versus Adefovir Dipivoxil for Prevention of zHBV Reactivation in HBsAg Seropositive Patients Undergoing Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Liver diseases due to hepatitis B reactivation are serious causes of morbidity and mortality in hepatitis B infected patients treated with chemotherapy. We have previously shown that with pre-emptive use of lamivudine, one can drastically reduce liver-related morbidity and mortality in such patients. However, due to the development of hepatitis ...

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A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Exercise on Physical Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects

Studies have shown conflicting results of the effect of exercise on dementia patients. The aim of this study is to examine the role of physical activity on the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in older persons. To promote the benefits of aerobic exercise on dementia patients and encourage exercise ...

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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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