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Cape Town, Panorama Clinical Trials

A listing of Cape Town, Panorama clinical trials actively recruiting patients volunteers.


Found (149) clinical trials

Effect of Antisecretory Factor Given as a Food Supplement to Adult Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatment of increased ICP, using Anti-secretory Factor, in patients with severe head trauma Brain edema, defined as an increased fluid content in either the extracellular or intracellular space, arise in both trauma and in conjunction with other brain pathologies such as infectious diseases, intracranial tumors and ischemic events, i.e. stroke. ...


An Observational Registry of Abatacept in Patients With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

The purpose of this study is to examine the long-term safety of Abatacept for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) with particular in interest in the occurrence of serious infections, autoimmune disorders, and malignancies.

Phase N/A

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 ...


Strengthening Health Systems for Persons With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in South Africa and Sweden

Like many unforeseen medical emergencies, a TSCI could lead to early death in the absence of essential emergency and acute care. Hence, the single most important indicator of the quality of medical care is reflected in short- and long-term mortality. However, in order to improve survival after TSCI, it is ...

Phase N/A

Combating Craving With Contingency Management: Neuroplasticity and Methamphetamine Abuse in South Africa

Methamphetamine addiction (MA) is a global health problem with high prevalence and great social and health costs in the United States and in the Republic of South Africa, and there is a strong need for development and implementation of effective MA treatment approaches. This study will correlate MA-abstinence outcomes from ...

Phase N/A

An Open-label RCT to Evaluate a New Treatment Regimen for Patients With Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Background TB is completely out of control in South Africa and is now officially the most common cause of death in this country. Alarmingly, the gravity if this pandemic has now been compounded by the emergence of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), which constitutes resistance to the two most potent anti-tuberculous drugs, ...


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 ...


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 ...

Phase N/A

Xpert Active Case-finding Trial 2: Community-based Active Case-finding for Tuberculosis in South Africa

Background TB kills most people with HIV in Africa. TB is out of control. Healthcare professionals therefore need radically different approaches to deal with the disease. It is known that intensified case finding works in high HIV prevalence environments. However, the poor performance of conventional diagnostics makes the strategy costly ...

Phase N/A

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 ...