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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.

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Found (165) clinical trials

Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) as a Prognostic Tool in Patients With Advanced Lung Adenocarcinoma

Although EGFR- and ALK-TKIs can achieve a response rate as high as 70%, all patients treated with TKIs invariably develop resistance to the therapy. The median progression-free survival is 10-16 months. The most common mechanism of acquired resistance to TKIs is the therapy-induced clonal selection of a minor subpopulation of ...

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7.15 miles

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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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8.76 miles

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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 ...

Phase N/A

8.76 miles

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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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8.76 miles

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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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8.76 miles

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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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8.76 miles

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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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Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Phonotraumatic Injuries

The experimental hypothesis for this study is that needling at the designated treatment acupoints will bring about greater improvement in structural and functional impairment in the vocal folds and its sequelae, as compared to placebo treatment. However, it is further hypothesized that treatment benefits from acupuncture will be outweighed by ...

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8.76 miles

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Anterior Vs Posterior Procedures for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a syndrome consisting of symptoms and signs of cervical spinal cord compression caused by chronic degenerative changes of the cervical spine. CSM is the most serious and disabling condition of cervical spondylosis. Natural history studies showed that most of the CSM patients have a progressive ...

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8.76 miles

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Stage-specific Case Management for Early Psychosis

Psychotic disorder is a debilitating illness which imposes substantial impact to the patients, their families, and the society. The provision of early intervention provides a window of opportunity to minimize the social and economic burden incurred by the illness. Many previous studies of effectiveness of early intervention used the historical ...

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8.76 miles

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