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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 (137) clinical trials

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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Secukinumab Safety and Efficacy in JPsA and ERA

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) categories of Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis (JPsA) and Enthesitis-related Arthritis (ERA). The study is divided into 3 parts (plus a post-treatment follow-up period) consisting of open-label, single-arm ...

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Randomised Trial Comparing Metal and Plastic Biliary Stents Stents for Palliating Malignant Jaundice

Background: When considering any malignancy with limited life expectancy, palliation and quality of life are paramount. Owing to the limited centres offering ERCP and endoscopic palliation in the South African state sector, patients often travel vast distances and spend large amounts of time away from family and social support structures, ...

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Dolutegravir and Darunavir Evaluation in Adults Failing Therapy

Consenting participants will be screened and within 45 days randomly allocated to receive either dolutegravir and darunavir/ritonavir, dolutegravir and 2 prespecified NRTIs or the SOC regimen. Participants will be seen four weeks after their randomisation (week 0) visit and then at weeks 12, 24, 48 and 96. Consenting participants will ...

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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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Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Cardiomyopathy Feasibility Pilot Study

STUDY SUMMARY TITLE Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation (LCSD) for Cardiomyopathy Study DESIGN Phase II feasibility parallel randomised controlled trial (RCT) AIMS Assess the feasibility and safety of LCSD in patients with cardiomyopathy and heart failure OUTCOME MEASURES Recruitment rates, retention, follow-up and safety POPULATION 30 patients with heart failure secondary ...

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Study in Participants With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)

The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate the reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) with alirocumab subcutaneous (SC) every 2 weeks (Q2W) in comparison to placebo after 12 weeks of treatment.

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Efficacy and Safety of Evinacumab in Patients With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate the reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) by evinacumab intravenously (IV) in comparison to placebo after 24 weeks in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). The secondary objectives of the study are to evaluate the effect of evinacumab IV on other ...

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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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0.23 miles

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