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Parow, South Africa Clinical Trials

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

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Found (22) clinical trials

A Study of Outcomes and Events of Interest in Pregnant Women Neonates and Infants and of RSV Surveillance

The purpose of this study is to assess pregnancy outcomes, and maternal, as well as neonatal events of interest in healthy pregnant women and their new-borns. The study will also determine incidence of lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the new-borns during their first ...

Phase N/A

0.75 miles

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Penile Transplant Study

Literature review and rationale Ritual circumcision has been practised for centuries in Africa and other parts of the world. Clinical trials have shown that adult male circumcision, if performed correctly, could play a role in the prevention of HIV transmission and protect against invasive penile cancer. The prevalence of ritual ...

Phase N/A

2.66 miles

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Cognitive Training in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

It is currently unclear whether cognitive training using a working memory task, is effective in reducing obsessive-compulsive symptoms and neuropsychological deficits in patients with OCD. Two groups (OCD and control) will be recruited. Both groups will undergo an intervention consisting of 8 weeks of cognitive training. Working memory, neuropsychological functioning ...

Phase N/A

2.66 miles

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Cognitive Training in Patients With Trichotillomania (Hair-pulling Disorder)

Introduction and conceptualization Hair-pulling disorder (HPD) has not received much attention in comparison to other psychiatric illnesses. Considering South African research, only a limited number of studies have focused on HPD with minimal focus on treatment interventions. Several treatments with regards to pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy have been developed and investigated. ...

Phase N/A

2.66 miles

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Renal Sympathetic Denervation Prevents Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Hypertensive Heart Disease: a Pilot Study

One hundred consenting patients meeting all inclusion criteria will undergo an exercise stress test, 2D and M-Mode echocardiograms and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure holter monitoring prior to being randomised to receive either renal denervation (RDN) with a Symplicity renal denervation catheter plus medical therapy or medical therapy alone. Coronary angiography ...

Phase N/A

2.66 miles

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High-Dose Isoniazid Among Adult Patients With Different Genetic Variants of INH-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB)

Isoniazid (INH) is a drug commonly used to treat TB worldwide. Sometimes, the bacteria that cause TB can become resistant to INH. Resistance means that bacteria have adapted to a drug and are able to live in the presence of the drug. When TB becomes resistant to INH, INH does ...

Phase N/A

2.92 miles

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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.

Phase N/A

6.7 miles

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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

6.7 miles

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Enhanced Recovery After Trauma Surgery

ERAS IN TRAUMA Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) or enhanced recovery protocols (ERP) is a concept first described by Kehlet in the early 1990s .Since its introduction, ERAS protocols have been successfully used in elective gastrointestinal surgery (colorectal, hepatobiliary and gastric), and there has been widespread acceptance and implementation in ...

Phase N/A

6.7 miles

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Immediate Versus Delayed IUD Insertion After Second Trimester Medical Abortion

The main objective of the study is to compare use, in a randomised controlled trial, of the the copper IUD if inserted immediately after completion of a second trimester medical abortion, to standard care with insertion 3-4 or more weeks after abortion at community health centres.

Phase N/A

6.7 miles

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