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Hong Kong, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

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

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Found (396) 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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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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The Role of Lumbar Multifidus Characteristics in the Development of Low Back Pain

Low back pain (LBP) is a severe epidemic in the world. Despite its high prevalence, 90% of the cases have no identifiable cause. While most people with LBP recover shortly after onset, approximately 44% of them experience recurrent LBP within one year and 10% of them develop chronic LBP that ...

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Motion Analysis of the Myelopathy Hand: New Insight Into the Classical Sign

Cervical myelopathy is a common condition due to degeneration of the cervical spine causing stenosis and cord compression, with a higher prevalence in Asian population. It leads to decreased hand dexterity and function, sensory loss, gait and sphincter disturbance. Natural history shows a stepwise deterioration in most cases, whilst a ...

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Effect of Caffeine on Ocular Circulation in High Myopes

Caffeine could cause vasoconstriction. Previous studies revealed a reduction of retinal blood vessels diameter, a decrease in macular blood flow, and a decrease in blood velocity of optic nerve. Research devices, such as laser speckle tissue circulation analyzer and blue field simulation technique, were used in previous studies. With an ...

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10-year Risk Prediction Models of Complications and Mortality of DM in Hong Kong

This study aims to develop 10-year risk prediction models for total CVD and all-cause mortality among Chinese diabetic patients in primary care. Risk prediction models for individual DM complications including CHD, heart failure, stroke and ESRD will also be developed. The objectives are to: Calculate the 10 years incidence of ...

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A Study of Midostaurin Efficacy and Safety in Newly Diagnosed Patients With FLT3-mutated AML

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of midostaurin in combination with daunorubicin/cytarabine induction, high dose cytarabine consolidation and midostaurin single agent continuation therapy in newly diagnosed patients with FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Pulmonary Hypertension Screening for Rheumatology Patients (SOPHIE)

Objectives To detect pulmonary hypertension amongst patients with connective tissue diseases through systematic screening To understand the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in Chinese patients with connective tissue diseases Study design: The study is a territory-wide pulmonary hypertension screening project. Patients fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria will undergo screen echocardiography ...

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