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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 (50) clinical trials

A Prospective Study Into the Risk of Colorectal Neoplasms in Individuals With a Family History of Advanced Adenomas (Sibling AN Study)

The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) is rising rapidly in Hong Kong. It is the second commonest cancer in Hong Kong with more than 4000 new cases diagnosed in 2007, and it is also the second commonest cause of cancer death accounting for approximately 1,700 deaths per year. It has …

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Comparison of Two Embryo Transfer Catheters in Patients Undergoing in Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer

In-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment involves development of multiple follicles following ovarian stimulation, oocyte retrieval and embryo transfer (ET). Despite recent advances in ovarian stimulation, the method of assisted fertilization and improved culture conditions, the implantation potential of embryos remains around 20-25% for a long time. ET is the final and …

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8.76 miles

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ESWL for Distal Ureteric Stone: Supine Versus Prone

Previous authors have reported using the greater and lesser sciatic foramina as a pathway for the shockwaves to reach the distal ureter. No serious complications had developed in the patients who underwent transgluteal approach. Only minor complications such as self-limiting hematuria, dysuria, or pain that had responded to oral analgesics. …

Phase N/A

8.76 miles

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Prospective Multicenter Evaluation of a New Predictive Model for the Progression of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

By identifying the patients for whom the model predicts a significant progression the investigators could focus their efforts on being more pro-active towards brace wear for those at risk of progression. With the advent of new growth modulation techniques, these patients could also potentially receive early management of their curves …

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8.76 miles

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Smoke-free Teens Programme

Participants (thereafter named Smoke-free Teens) Youth between Form 1 and 4 or aged 14 to 18 will be nominated by secondary schools, youth centres and uniform groups to participate in the Smoke-free Teens Programme . Outcomes The primary outcomes include the change in (1) knowledge on smoking hazards, (2) attitudes …

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8.76 miles

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EUS-guided RFA for Pancreatic Neoplasms

RFA causes tissue destruction through the application of a high frequency alternating current, generating local temperatures above 60C and leading to coagulative necrosis. The technique has been widely used in many solid organ tumors and has been shown to result in 5-year survival rates comparable to surgery. The technique is …

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8.76 miles

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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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Helping Youth Smokers Stop Smoking Through the Youth Quitline Programme

In Hong Kong, the demand of smoking cessation service of Youth was increasing in the past 10 years, the first youth-oriented smoking cessation hotline "Youth Quitline" was established in 2005. From August 2005 to July 2016, "Youth Quitline" has received over 9,267 telephone inquiries and provided telephone smoking cessation counselling …

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8.76 miles

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Cells of Monocytic Origin as Surrogate Markers for Individual Drug Effects and Hepatotoxicity

Drug-induced liver injury (DILI), especially its idiosyncratic for is often an unpredictable complication of drug therapy. Until now it is very challenging to predict occurrence, severity and outcome of DILI. Previous data provide evidence that cells from peripheral blood may reflect hepatocellular damage (Fannin RD, Hepatology. 2010). Own research could …

Phase N/A

8.76 miles

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Comparison of the Number of Oocytes Obtained Between Chinese and Caucasian Women in IVF Treatment

This is a prospective study conducted in two tertiary IVF units in Hong Kong and Australia. The target population for the trial will be women undergoing IVF or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment in two IVF Units. Intervention Patients recruited in this study will undergo IVF+/-ICSI treatment. They will undergo …

Phase N/A

8.76 miles

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