Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong Clinical Trials

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Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) on Systemic Blood Pressure Coagulability and Carotid Intima-media Thickness in Patients With Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) briefly means cessation of breathing during sleep at least 5 times per hour. Sleep-disordered breathing affects 9 to 24% of the middle-aged and overall 4% of the middle-aged males suffers from Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) i.e. SDB with associated daytime sleepiness. Several major epidemiological studies have …

somnolence
hypertension
polysomnography
continuous positive airway pressure
stroke
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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  • 24 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
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 …

lamivudine
hepatitis b antigen
hepatitis
adefovir
liver disease
Queen Mary Hospital
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  • 8 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
A Study of the Use of Combination of Anti-cholinergic and Minor Tranquilliser in the Treatment of Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain is a common clinical problem encountered in our practice but at present, the results of treatments are unsatisfactory. The pathogenesis remains unknown but altered motility of the esophagus and psychological factors including anxiety have been implicated as important factors. Reports of the single use of anticholinergic drugs …

cardiac pain
angiography
non-cardiac chest pain
Queen Mary Hospital
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  • 39 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
The Use of Proton Pump Inhibitor for the Treatment of Non-erosive Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease in Chinese Population

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of proton pump inhibitor for the treatment of non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) in Chinese population. Studies from the western population have estimated a worldwide prevalence of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease from 10 to 20 %. Monthly symptoms of heartburn or acid …

regurgitation
non-erosive reflux disease
heartburn
esomeprazole 40 mg
gastroscopy
Queen Mary Hospital
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  • 7 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
A Study of the Use of High-dose Proton Pump Inhibitor for the Treatment of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Related Non-cardiac Chest Pain - a Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Study

Non-cardiac chest pain accounts for 2-5% of all emergency presentations. In the United States, it has been estimated approximately that US$8 billion was spent annually for the initial care of patients suspected to have an acute coronary syndrome, but who were subsequently found not to have coronary artery disease (1). …

omeprazole
acute coronary syndrome
artery disease
coronary disease
cardiac pain
Queen Mary Hospital
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  • 6 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
Premedication With Oral Midazolam in Patients Undergoing Rigid Cystoscopy: A Randomized Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial

To investigate the efficacy of oral midazolam for patients undergoing rigid cystoscopy in: 1. relieving patient's anxiety and improving satisfaction 2. reducing procedure-related pain 3. facilitating the diagnostic and therapeutic interventions during rigid cystoscopy

Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital
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  • 1 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
A Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE) and Transcatheter Arterial Pegylated Interferon Embolization (TAIE) for Liver Cancer

Primary: To compare the efficacy of TACE and TAIE. Secondary: To compare the side effects of TACE and TAIE. The outcome measurements include survival benefit and tumour regression induced by the two therapies.

chemoembolization
liver cancer
TACE
interferon
transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation
Queen Mary Hospital
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  • 1 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
Study of Effect of Tegaserod on Small and Large Bowel Transit by Scintigraphic Method

Functional constipation is a common problem in Hong Kong. In a recent telephone survey, the prevalence of constipation as defined by Rome II criteria was 14%. Apart from organic, metabolic, neurological and drug induced causes, constipation most often arises from 2 disorders of colorectal motility: slow transit constipation or pelvic …

slow transit
irritable bowel syndrome
functional constipation
tegaserod
Caritas Medical Centre
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  • 3 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
Exoneuromusculoskeleton for Upper Limb Rehabilitation After Stroke

A new clothing robotic arm was developed for multi-joint coordinated upper limb rehabilitation after stroke. Patients after stroke will be recruited to evaluate the rehabilitation effectiveness of the device assisted upper limb rehabilitation. Both patients with chronic stroke and subacute stroke will be investigated.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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  • 6 views
  • 12 Jun, 2021
  • 1 location
Effects of Whole Body Vibration in Subacute Stroke Patients

The overall aim of the proposed study is to determine whether whole body vibration is beneficial in promoting bone turnover, physical fitness and neuromotor performance in patients with subacute stroke.

Tung Wah Hospital
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  • 1 views
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location