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Observatory, South Africa Clinical Trials

A listing of Observatory, South Africa clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.

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Found (136) clinical trials

The Impact of Obesity on Cardiac Function in Pregnancy

INTRODUCTION The prevalence of obesity is increasing to alarming rates worldwide. The impact of obesity on cardiovascular health is well documented, but much less is known about the impact of obesity in pregnancy on maternal cardiac function. The aim of the current study is to investigate how the cardiovascular system ...

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Efficacy and Safety Study to Evaluate Vadadustat for the Correction of Anemia in Subjects With Non-dialysis-dependent Chronic Kidney Disease (NDD-CKD)

This is a multicenter, randomized, open-label, active-controlled Phase 3 study of the efficacy and safety of vadadustat versus darbepoetin alfa for the correction of anemia and maintenance of Hb in subjects with NDD-CKD

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Patient-reported Outcomes in Vericiguat-treated Patients With HFpEF

The primary hypothesis in this trial is that the treatment with vericiguat 10 mg or 15 mg in patients with HFpEF improves the KCCQ PLS (Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire Physical limitation score) compared to placebo after 24 weeks of treatment.

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A Trial Of Intravenous N-Acetylcysteine In The Management Of Antituberculous Drug-Induced Hepatitis

South Africa has a huge tuberculosis (TB) disease burden, with 948 per 100 000 people diagnosed with TB in 2008. TB drug induced hepatitis (DIH) is a common adverse effect of TB therapy that causes significant patient morbidity and prolonged hospital stays. N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) has been extensively studied and used ...

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Contingency Management for Meth in South Africa Methamphetamine Abuse in South Africa

This study will correlate MA-abstinence outcomes from an 8-week program of voucher-based incentives using an escalating schedule for 30 treatment-seeking, MA-dependent individuals with scores on tasks of working memory and assessments of neuropsychological and demographic status. At the beginning and end of the CM program, participants will participate in MRI ...

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VATS ( Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy) Compared to Reinsertion of a Thoracostomy Tube for Persistent Haemothorax

This is a prospective, randomized study comparing VATS( Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy ) to reinsertion of a Thoracostomy Tube in patients with retained haemothorax. The hypothesis is that early VATS as opposed to reinsertion of a thoracostomy tube , will lead to less complications and shorter hospital stay.

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Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of the VRC01 Antibody in Reducing Acquisition of HIV-1 Infection in Women

This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the VRC01 antibody in preventing HIV-1 infection in healthy women at high risk of HIV infection. Participants will be enrolled from a cohort of heterosexual women in sub-Saharan Africa. An equal number of study participants will be randomized to receive ...

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Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation in Cape Town Primary Schoolchildren

The investigators will conduct a n=5,400 Phase 3, double-blind, individually randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial of 5 years' duration in primary schools in City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, Western Cape Province, Republic of South Africa. The primary objective of the trial is to determine whether a weekly oral dose of ...

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IMPI 2 - A Trial of Intrapericardial Alteplase in Large Pericardial Effusion

Intrapericardial fibrinolytic agents are used in the drainage of tuberculous, purulent, neoplastic and other inflammatory pericardial effusions to prevent recurrent effusions and constrictive pericarditis. This use is based on evidence from case reports and a small trial that did not have the statistical power to reliably evaluate the effect of ...

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Cardiac REperfusion With Intralipid at Reperfusion

A single center randomised control study on cardiac protection with INTRALIPD in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting on cardiopulmonary bypass. Purpose and objectives: Reperfusion after coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with a modifiable leak in cardiac Troponin I (cTnI) secondary to ischemia reperfusion injury. The purpose of the ...

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