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Torino, Italy Clinical Trials

A listing of Torino, Italy clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.

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Found (17) clinical trials

LTOT in COPD Patients With Moderate Chronic Hypoxemia and Chronic Heart Failure

Long-term oxygen treatment (LTOT) improves survival of COPD patients with severe hypoxemia . The improved survival was proven in COPD patients with severe chronic hypoxemia (PaO2< or = 55 mmHg), providing oxygen was delivered for = or >15 hours/day. Since then, > 15 hours/day LTOT has become the standard treatment ...

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CPAP in Liver Transplant

Recovery from abdominal surgery is usually fast and uncomplicated but postoperative hypoxemia complicates 30-50 % of cases even in uneventful procedures (1). Although oxygen administration and incentive spirometry are effective in treating the vast majority of postoperative hypoxemia cases (2), respiratory failure may occur early in the postoperative course (3) ...

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Using Less Neurotoxic Drugs in Patients With HAND (MARAND-X)

Scientific Rationale for Study / Scientific Study Objectives: Neurocognitive disorders are still highly prevalent in the HAART era; despite a dramatic reduction in dementia cases, 15-50% of patients may develop mild or asymptomatic neurocognitive disorders (HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, HAND). It should be highlighted that patients presenting no abnormalities in everyday ...

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High Flow Nasal Cannula vs Low Flow Oxygen Therapy in Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is the most common respiratory infection of the lower respiratory tract that affects 11-12% of infants in their first year of life. Approximately 1-2% of patients with bronchiolitis require hospital admission because of poor feeding and/or breathing difficulties. The standard treatment for bronchiolitis is represented by oxygen-therapy and hydration ...

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Early Non-invasive Ventilation Outside the Intensive Care Unit

A large multicentre, randomized, controlled trial to demonstrate that non invasive ventilation given at an early stage of acute respiratory failure (ARF) outside the intensive care unit (ICU) can prevent the deterioration of ARF and the need for ICU when compared to the best available treatment usually performed in the ...

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SOLFAMU Study of Nasal Brushing Collected OLFActory MUcosa Samples in the Diagnosis of Human Encephalopathies

Encephalopathies are a group of central nervous system (CNS) affection with heterogeneous etiology. Several causes have been recognized including neurodegenerative, vascular, infectious, autoimmune, toxic or allergic affections or secondary to systemic disorders. While 30-50% of acute encephalitis remains without etiological definition, definitive criteria for neurodegenerative diseases are usually unavailable in ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment After First Anti-TNF INvestiGation

New drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with action on specific molecular target (e.g. anti-TNF) have improved the prognosis of patients with an inadequate response to conventional therapy such as methotrexate (MTX). However, approximately 50% of patients treated with first-line anti-TNF discontinue treatment after two years due to ...

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A Study of Two Different Doses of Cabozantinib (XL184) in Progressive Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer

The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral cabozantinib at a 60 mg dose compared with a 140 mg dose in subjects with progressive, metastatic MTC. It will test if the lower dose results in similar progression free survival (PFS) and overall response rate ...

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Pegylated-Interferon and Ribavirin in Hepatitis C Patients With Persistently Normal Alanine Aminotransferase Levels

Patients with chronic hepatitis C with persistently normal alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels have been generally excluded from treatment, because the strong conviction that normal ALT would be synonymous of absence of liver damage. However, recent studies have demonstrated marked liver fibrosis, including cirrhosis, in patients with HCV and persistently normal ...

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Pegylated-Interferon and Ribavirin Plus Metformin in the Treatment of Chronic HCV Infection and Insulin Resistance

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with an increased risk for the development of type 2 diabetes and HCV infection itself may promote insulin resistance, irrespective of the severity of liver disease. - In patients with HCV infection, an increase in fasting insulin levels is associated with the ...

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