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Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

A listing of Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.

Found (105) clinical trials

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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MOre REsponse on Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy With MultiPoint Pacing

This study is designed as a prospective, randomized, multi-center trial. Data will be collected at enrollment, baseline, implant procedure, patient classification, 6 months and 12 months of follow-up. During the 6-month visit, the patient's response to CRT will be evaluated according to LVESV reduction. Patients with an LVESV reduction of …

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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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Efficacy Study of Pegylated Recombinant Human Arginase 1 as a Second-line Therapy in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

This is a phase II, single-arm clinical trial. Approximately 35 subjects will be enrolled in the study. All subjects will be treated with PEG-BCT-100 2.7 mg/kg weekly (day1, 8 and 15). Three week treatment of PEG-BCT-100 is considered as 1 cycle. All subjects will receive PEG-BCT-100 till progressive disease, intolerable …

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Roll-over Study to Allow Access to Certinib (LDK378) for Patients Who Are on Ceritinib Treatment in a Novartis-sponsored Study

The rollover study will provide ceritinib to patients who are currently receiving treatment with ceritinib within a Novartis-sponsored study and in the opinion of the investigator, would benefit from continued treatment with ceritinib.

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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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8.76 miles

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Randomized Study of Pessary Versus Standard Management in Women With Increased Chance of Premature Birth

Prematurity is responsible for more than half of all neonatal deaths and whilst advances in neonatal care have dramatically improved survival of extremely premature infants, there remains a significant risk of handicap and disability in survivors and an associated social and economic burden. In singleton pregnancies the rate of spontaneous …

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Sorafenib With Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin for Advanced or Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver malignancy, with an annual incidence of over 500,000 new patients and more than half of the new cases occur in China. The most common etiological causes of HCC are hepatitis B and hepatitis C viral infections. HCC is a cancer of …

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Effects of Whole Body Vibration in Subacute Stroke Patients

Brief periods of Whole body vibration (WBV) have been shown to improve bone density in post-menopausal women and children with cerebral palsy. In addition to the apparent benefits on bone health, WBV has been shown to increase muscle strength, postural control, muscular blood flow and oxygen uptake in various populations. …

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8.76 miles

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