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395 matching studies

Sponsor Condition of Interest
Antiarrhythmics or Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia 2
John Sapp Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
A multicenter, randomized clinical trial to assess whether catheter ablation or antiarrhythmic drug therapy provides the most effective control of important clinical outcomes for patients with prior myocardial infarction and sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT).... expand

A multicenter, randomized clinical trial to assess whether catheter ablation or antiarrhythmic drug therapy provides the most effective control of important clinical outcomes for patients with prior myocardial infarction and sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2016

open study

Evaluation of the Duration of Therapy for Thrombosis in Children
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Venous Thrombosis
The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage... expand

The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage of the trial has consisted of a pilot/feasibility component, which then continues as the definitively-powered trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2008

open study

WP01 - Normothermic Liver Preservation
OrganOx Ltd. Liver Transplantation
A multicenter randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy of ex-vivo normothermic machine profusion with static cold storage in human liver transplantation. expand

A multicenter randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy of ex-vivo normothermic machine profusion with static cold storage in human liver transplantation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2016

open study

Collaborative Assessment of ICU Recovery Needs
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
The primary purpose of this study is to better understand the impact of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) THRIVE Collaboratives on patients, their families and clinicians. The investigators have formed an international and interprofessional evaluative team with... expand

The primary purpose of this study is to better understand the impact of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) THRIVE Collaboratives on patients, their families and clinicians. The investigators have formed an international and interprofessional evaluative team with experts in the field in an effort to explore interactions between survivors and THRIVE. This approach is reflective of the international ethos of SCCM and its collaboratives, with the potential to improve the generalizability of this survivorship research to different health systems.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Safety of LAIV4 in Children With Asthma
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Asthma in Children Vaccine Adverse Reaction Vaccine Reaction Asthma Wheezing
This is a prospective randomized, open label clinical trial in approximately 300 children aged 5-11 years with a physician diagnosis of persistent asthma. Participants will be randomized 1:1 to receive either a single intranasal dose of licensed quadrivalent LAIV (LAIV4) or an... expand

This is a prospective randomized, open label clinical trial in approximately 300 children aged 5-11 years with a physician diagnosis of persistent asthma. Participants will be randomized 1:1 to receive either a single intranasal dose of licensed quadrivalent LAIV (LAIV4) or an intramuscular injection of quadrivalent IIV4 (IIV4).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

A Phase 2 Study of Ruxolitinib With Chemotherapy in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Incyte Corporation Leukemia
This is a nonrandomized study of ruxolitinib in combination with a standard multi-agent chemotherapy regimen for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Part 1 of the study will optimize the dose of study drug (ruxolitinib) in combination with the chemotherapy regimen.... expand

This is a nonrandomized study of ruxolitinib in combination with a standard multi-agent chemotherapy regimen for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Part 1 of the study will optimize the dose of study drug (ruxolitinib) in combination with the chemotherapy regimen. Part 2 will evaluate the efficacy of combination chemotherapy and ruxolitinib at the recommended dose determined in Part 1.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

open study

ExploR™ Modular Radial Head Data Collection
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Elbow Fracture
The purpose of this prospective clinical data collection is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the ExploR Modular Radial Head. expand

The purpose of this prospective clinical data collection is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of the ExploR Modular Radial Head.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2007

open study

Assessment of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis in the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic...
W.L.Gore & Associates Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis to treat an infrarenal aneurysm located in the abdominal aorta. Performance of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis will be judged by separate... expand

The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis to treat an infrarenal aneurysm located in the abdominal aorta. Performance of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis will be judged by separate performance goals.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

Vemurafenib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Ann Arbor Stage III Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage IV Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma BRAF NP_004324.2:p.V600X Ependymoma
This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well vemurafenib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders with BRAF V600 mutations that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment.... expand

This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well vemurafenib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders with BRAF V600 mutations that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment. Vemurafenib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Interventions Against Insulin Resistance in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Pulmonary Artery Hypertension
The primary objective of this study is to determine the impact of two interventions against insulin resistance on the composite endpoint of 10% improvement in baseline six minute walk distance or improvement in World Health Organization (WHO) functional class in humans with pulmonary... expand

The primary objective of this study is to determine the impact of two interventions against insulin resistance on the composite endpoint of 10% improvement in baseline six minute walk distance or improvement in World Health Organization (WHO) functional class in humans with pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

Vitamin D to Improve Outcomes by Leveraging Early Treatment: Long-term Brain Outcomes in Vitamin D Deficient...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Cognitive Decline
This ancillary study will determine if early administration of a single high-dose (540,000 IU) oral vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) treatment improves 12-month global cognition and executive function as determined by comprehensive neuropsychological testing in 140 critically ill... expand

This ancillary study will determine if early administration of a single high-dose (540,000 IU) oral vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) treatment improves 12-month global cognition and executive function as determined by comprehensive neuropsychological testing in 140 critically ill patients with Vitamin D deficiency at enrollment.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

Trial Comparing Cosmetic Outcomes of Pediatric Laceration Closure Using Skin Glue, Medical Tape Versus...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Laceration
There are several methods of closing a skin cut: stitches, skin glue, and medical tape. Stitches have been used for a long time to close skin cuts. Skin glue (invented in the 1970s) and medical tape (invented in the 1960s) are two newer methods to close skin cuts. The purpose... expand

There are several methods of closing a skin cut: stitches, skin glue, and medical tape. Stitches have been used for a long time to close skin cuts. Skin glue (invented in the 1970s) and medical tape (invented in the 1960s) are two newer methods to close skin cuts. The purpose of this study is to find out which method (stitches, skin glue, or medical tape) of closing skin cuts results in the least amount of scarring. Other things the investigators will be looking at are which method is the cheapest, which causes the least pain, which requires the least amount of sedation, and which method patients and parents like the best.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

Erdafitinib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Ann Arbor Stage III Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Ann Arbor Stage IV Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma FGFR1 Gene Mutation FGFR2 Gene Mutation
This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well erdafitinib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment with FGFR mutations. Erdafitinib... expand

This phase II Pediatric MATCH trial studies how well erdafitinib works in treating patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders that have spread to other places in the body and have come back or do not respond to treatment with FGFR mutations. Erdafitinib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Trametinib in Treating Patients With Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma That Is Metastatic, Locally Advanced,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma Locally Advanced Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma Metastatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma that has spread to other places in the body, nearby tissue or lymph nodes, or cannot be removed by surgery. Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking... expand

This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma that has spread to other places in the body, nearby tissue or lymph nodes, or cannot be removed by surgery. Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

Short Stay Unit vs Hospitalization in Acute Heart Failure
Indiana University Acute Heart Failure
The majority of the over one million annual AHF hospitalizations originate from the emergency department. Admitting and re-admitting lower risk AHF patients who don't need prolonged hospitalization may increase their risk for poor outcomes and decrease their quality of life:... expand

The majority of the over one million annual AHF hospitalizations originate from the emergency department. Admitting and re-admitting lower risk AHF patients who don't need prolonged hospitalization may increase their risk for poor outcomes and decrease their quality of life: Safe alternatives to hospitalization from the ED are needed. We propose a strategy-of-care, short stay unit management of AHF (i.e. less than 24 hours), will lead to improved outcomes for lower risk AHF patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

The MENDS2 Study, Maximizing the Efficacy of Sedation and Reducing Neurological Dysfunction and Mortality...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sepsis Delirium Impaired Cognition
Ventilated ICU patients frequently have sepsis and the majority have delirium, a form of brain dysfunction that is an independent predictor of increased risk of dying, length of stay, costs, and prolonged cognitive impairment in survivors. Universally prescribed sedative medications—the... expand

Ventilated ICU patients frequently have sepsis and the majority have delirium, a form of brain dysfunction that is an independent predictor of increased risk of dying, length of stay, costs, and prolonged cognitive impairment in survivors. Universally prescribed sedative medications—the GABA-ergic benzodiazepines—worsen this brain organ dysfunction. The available alternative sedation regimens, the shorter acting GABA-ergic propofol, and the alpha2 agonist, dexmedetomidine, have both been shown to be superior to benzodiazepines, and yet are different with regard to their effects on innate immunity, bacterial clearance, apoptosis, cognition and delirium. The MENDS2 study will compare propofol and dexmedetomidine, and determine the best sedative medication to reduce delirium and improve survival and long-term brain function in our most vulnerable patients— the ventilated septic patient.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2012

open study

A Study of DKN-01 in Combination With Paclitaxel or Pembrolizumab
Leap Therapeutics, Inc. Esophageal Neoplasms Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction Gastroesophageal Cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma Gastric Adenocarcinoma
A study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of DKN-01 in combination with weekly paclitaxel or pembrolizumab in participants with relapsed or refractory Esophagogastric Malignancies expand

A study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of DKN-01 in combination with weekly paclitaxel or pembrolizumab in participants with relapsed or refractory Esophagogastric Malignancies

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2014

open study

Efficacy and Safety of ALXN1840 (Formerly Named WTX101) Administered for 48 Weeks Versus Standard of...
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Wilson Disease
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of ALXN1840 (formerly called WTX101) administered for 48 weeks compared to standard of care (SoC) in WD patients aged 12 and older. expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of ALXN1840 (formerly called WTX101) administered for 48 weeks compared to standard of care (SoC) in WD patients aged 12 and older.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

open study

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Lung Adenocarcinoma Lung Large Cell Carcinoma Stage IB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage IB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient's tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients that have... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient's tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients that have certain genetic changes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2014

open study

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Pemigatinib (INCB054828) in Subjects With Urothelial Carcinoma...
Incyte Corporation UC (Urothelial Cancer)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the overall response rate (ORR) of pemigatinib as a monotherapy in the treatment of metastatic or surgically unresectable urothelial carcinoma harboring FGF/FGFR alterations. expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the overall response rate (ORR) of pemigatinib as a monotherapy in the treatment of metastatic or surgically unresectable urothelial carcinoma harboring FGF/FGFR alterations.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

open study

Methoxyamine, Cisplatin, and Pemetrexed Disodium in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors or Mesothelioma...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Advanced Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma Advanced Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma Recurrent Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma Recurrent Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma
This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of methoxyamine when given together with cisplatin and pemetrexed disodium and to see how well it works in treating patients with solid tumors or mesothelioma that have spread to other places in the body and usually... expand

This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of methoxyamine when given together with cisplatin and pemetrexed disodium and to see how well it works in treating patients with solid tumors or mesothelioma that have spread to other places in the body and usually cannot be cured or controlled with standard treatment (advanced), or mesothelioma that does not respond to pemetrexed disodium and cisplatin or carboplatin (refractory). Methoxyamine may shrink the tumor and may also help cisplatin and pemetrexed disodium work better by making tumor cells more sensitive to the drugs. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin and pemetrexed disodium, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving methoxyamine together with cisplatin and pemetrexed disodium may be a better treatment for solid tumors or mesothelioma than methoxyamine and pemetrexed disodium.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2015

open study

A Longitudinal Study of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Pulmonary Fibrosis
Vanderbilt University Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) is a rare genetic disease that is associated with oculocutaneous albinism, bleeding, granulomatous colitis, and pulmonary fibrosis in some subtypes, including HPS-1, HPS-2, and HPS-4. Pulmonary fibrosis causes shortness of breath and progressive... expand

Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) is a rare genetic disease that is associated with oculocutaneous albinism, bleeding, granulomatous colitis, and pulmonary fibrosis in some subtypes, including HPS-1, HPS-2, and HPS-4. Pulmonary fibrosis causes shortness of breath and progressive decline in lung function. In HPS patients with at-risk subtypes, almost all adults eventually develop fatal pulmonary fibrosis unless they undergo lung transplantation. The purpose of this study is to identify the earliest measurable pulmonary disease activity in individuals at-risk for HPS pulmonary fibrosis. The study also aims to develop biomarkers that will aid in understanding of the causes of HPS pulmonary fibrosis and facilitate more rapid conduct of therapeutic trials in HPS patients with mild pulmonary disease in the future.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Mar 2015

open study

Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry
Celgene Myelodysplastic Syndromes Acute Myeloid Leukemia
The purpose of the Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry is to provide unique insights into treatment regimens and sequencing of these regimens as they relate to clinical outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed MDS, ICUS or AML in routine clinical practice and evaluate molecular... expand

The purpose of the Connect® MDS/AML Disease Registry is to provide unique insights into treatment regimens and sequencing of these regimens as they relate to clinical outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed MDS, ICUS or AML in routine clinical practice and evaluate molecular and cellular markers that may provide further prognostic classification and/or might be predictive of therapy outcomes.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2013

open study

Obesity Surgery and Kidney Transplant for Patients With Obesity and Renal Failure
Vanderbilt University Severe Obesity Renal Failure
Gastric Bypass followed by renal transplantation is superior to medical management followed by renal transplant for patients with severe obesity and renal failure. expand

Gastric Bypass followed by renal transplantation is superior to medical management followed by renal transplant for patients with severe obesity and renal failure.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2014

open study

A Prospective Study to Compare the Clinical Outcomes, Pain and Patient Quality of Life for Hernia Patients
Intuitive Surgical Hernia Incisional Hernia Hernia, Inguinal, Indirect Hernia, Inguinal, Direct Inguinal Hernia
The objective of this prospective, multi-center post-market study is to prospectively collect uniform, evidence based outcomes for patients undergoing open, laparoscopic or robotic assisted hernia repair. The outcomes that will be collected include various routine clinical parameters,... expand

The objective of this prospective, multi-center post-market study is to prospectively collect uniform, evidence based outcomes for patients undergoing open, laparoscopic or robotic assisted hernia repair. The outcomes that will be collected include various routine clinical parameters, short term patient reported outcomes (quality of life, pain scores) and long term hernia recurrence information. Patients will be treated according to standard of care at the surgeon's institution and patients will be followed up to collect information related to complications information and patient satisfaction associated with the hernia repair procedure.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Apr 2016

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