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Sha Tin, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

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

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Found (18) clinical trials

Preoperative Biliary Drainage in Resectable Pancreatic or Periampullary Cancer

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that preoperative biliary drainage using self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) does not negatively impact overall surgical outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for treatment of pancreatic or periampullary cancer.

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Effects of Oral Sildenafil on Mortality in Adults With PAH

This is a blinded study in adult patients with PAH evaluating the relative effects of sildenafil on mortality when administered at the three doses (80 mg, 20 mg or 5 mg, all three times per day [TID]). In addition, the relative effects on clinical worsening and 6-minute walking distance (6MWD) ...

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Hormone Profiles in Adults With Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy

Sodium valproate is an established antiepileptic drug used against a broad range of seizure types. Lamotrigine, a newer antiepileptic drug available since late 1980s, has a similar range of action and is approved as first-line treatment for epilepsy in the United States and many European countries as well as in ...

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A Rollover Study to Provide Continued Treatment With Eltrombopag

This study will provide continued access to treatment with eltrombopag for subjects who are currently participating in a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) sponsored investigational study of eltrombopag (parent study) and to collect long term safety data.

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Defining the Optimal Duration of Treatment for "Low-Risk" Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Peritonitis

Background According to the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) recommendations, "low-risk" peritoneal dialysis (PD)- related peritonitis caused by coagulase-negative staphylococcal species, Streptococcal species, or negative bacterial culture should receive antibiotics for 2 weeks. However, relapsing, recurrent, or repeated episodes are common. Objectives To compare the incidence of relapsing, recurrent, ...

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The Efficacy of Prolonged Antibiotic Therapy for the Prevention of Relapsing Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients With High Dialysis Effluent Bacterial DNA Fragment Levels

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is the first-line treatment of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in Hong Kong. Despite the advances in antibiotic therapy and connecting system, recurrent peritonitis remains the major cause of peritoneal failure. A recent study showed that an elevated bacterial DNA fragment levels in PD effluent 5 days ...

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Phase 4 Study of Obeticholic Acid Evaluating Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Primary Biliary Cholangitis

This Phase 4, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter study is being undertaken at up to 170 sites internationally to evaluate the effect of OCA on clinical outcomes in 428 subjects with PBC. The study will include a screening period of up to 8 weeks, requiring two clinic visits. Eligible participants will ...

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Pre-operative Intravenous Steroid in Total Knee Replacement for Pain Relief and Recovery

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common and important disease in the population. As a joint replacement centre, around 600 total knee replacements were performed in Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Buddhist Hospital per year. Despite multiple anesthetic methods and analgesics protocols, post-operative pain remains a significant problem. Perioperative use of ...

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Oral Olanzapine Versus Haloperidol or Diazepam

Investigate oral use of sedating drugs within a predominantly Chinese population, to address this void in international literature impacting the management of acute agitation. The multi-centre Randomised Clinical Trial will determine the safety and efficacy of oral olanzapine, in comparison with conventional medicines (haloperidol or diazepam) in a three-arm comparison ...

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Study to Allow Access to Nilotinib for Patients Who Are on Nilotinib Treatment in a Novartis-sponsored Study

The purpose of this study is to allow continued use of nilotinib in patients who are on nilotinib treatment in a Novartis-sponsored, Oncology Clinical Development & Medical Affairs (CD&MA) study and are benefiting from the treatment as judged by the investigator

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