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Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hypertension
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is severe) is effective and safe.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir in Adolescents and Children With Chronic HCV Infection
Gilead Sciences Hepatitis C Virus Infection
This study will have 2 parts: Pharmacokinetics (PK) Lead-in Phase and the Treatment Phase. The primary objective of the PK Lead-in Phase is to evaluate the steady state PK and confirm the dose of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir (SOF/VEL) fixed-dose combination (FDC) in pediatric participants... expand

This study will have 2 parts: Pharmacokinetics (PK) Lead-in Phase and the Treatment Phase. The primary objective of the PK Lead-in Phase is to evaluate the steady state PK and confirm the dose of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir (SOF/VEL) fixed-dose combination (FDC) in pediatric participants with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The primary objective of the Treatment Phase is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of SOF/VEL for 12 weeks in pediatric participants with chronic HCV.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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

Perioperative Antibiotic Therapy to Prevent Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infections.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sick Sinus Syndrome Complete Heart Block Syncope Chronic Systolic Heart Failure
The number of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) implanted each year has grown rapidly over the past two decades. CIED infections, defined as infections involving the generator implant site (pocket) and/or intravascular leads, have become increasingly prevalent, with... expand

The number of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) implanted each year has grown rapidly over the past two decades. CIED infections, defined as infections involving the generator implant site (pocket) and/or intravascular leads, have become increasingly prevalent, with the rate of growth in infections outpacing that of CIED procedures. The odds of both short term and long term mortality are at least doubled in patients who suffer CIED infections, and long term survival is particularly poor in women. Optimal strategies to prevent CIED infections in high-risk patients are largely unproven. However, recent observational studies of an antibiotic-coated envelope implanted at the time of CIED procedure have shown that this strategy is associated with a low incidence of CIED infections. Other interventions to prevent CIED infections, including the use of antibiotic irrigant used to wash the pocket during implantation and postoperative oral antibiotics, are commonly used but not supported by rigorous controlled studies. The Specific Aim of this study is to test the hypothesis that the use of the antibacterial envelope alone is noninferior to a strategy using the antibacterial envelope and intraoperative antibacterial irrigant and postoperative oral antibiotics for the reduction of cardiac implantable device infections in patients with ≥2 risk factors for infection.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging in Diagnosing Liver Cancer in Patients With Cirrhosis
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Liver Cirrhosis
This clinical trial studies how well contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging works in diagnosing liver cancer in patients with cirrhosis. Diagnostic procedures, such as contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging, may help find and diagnose liver cancer. expand

This clinical trial studies how well contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging works in diagnosing liver cancer in patients with cirrhosis. Diagnostic procedures, such as contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging, may help find and diagnose liver cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2018

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Filgotinib in the Treatment of Perianal Fistulizing Crohn's Disease
Gilead Sciences Fistulizing Crohn's Disease
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib as compared to placebo in establishing combined fistula response at Week 24. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements. expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib as compared to placebo in establishing combined fistula response at Week 24. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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

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

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

Phase 4 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Vedolizumab in the Treatment of Chronic Pouchitis
Takeda Colitis, Ulcerative
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) in participants with a proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis (UC) who have developed chronic or recurrent pouchitis, or require continuous antibiotic... expand

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) in participants with a proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis (UC) who have developed chronic or recurrent pouchitis, or require continuous antibiotic treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2016

open study

A Neoadjuvant Study of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab or Nivolumab Plus Chemotherapy Versus Chemotherapy Alone...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
The purpose of this neoadjuvant study is to compare nivolumab plus chemotherapy and chemotherapy alone in terms of safety and effectiveness, and to describe nivolumab plus ipilimumab's safety and effectiveness in treating resectable NSCLC. This study has multiple primary endpoints.... expand

The purpose of this neoadjuvant study is to compare nivolumab plus chemotherapy and chemotherapy alone in terms of safety and effectiveness, and to describe nivolumab plus ipilimumab's safety and effectiveness in treating resectable NSCLC. This study has multiple primary endpoints. The first primary completion date of Pathological Complete Response is anticipated to be reached April 2020. The completion date for all primary outcome measures is expected May 2023.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

open study

HIV-1-Gag Conserved-Element DNA Vaccine as Therapeutic Vaccination in HIV-Infected Persons With Viral...
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV Infections
This study will evaluate the safety, immunogenicity, and preliminary assessment of efficacy of a novel vaccine encoding conserved elements (CE) of the HIV-1 Gag core protein, p24Gag, as a therapeutic vaccine in HIV-1 infected persons who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The... expand

This study will evaluate the safety, immunogenicity, and preliminary assessment of efficacy of a novel vaccine encoding conserved elements (CE) of the HIV-1 Gag core protein, p24Gag, as a therapeutic vaccine in HIV-1 infected persons who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The study aims to induce potent virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) responses.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2019

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

BI 655130 Induction Treatment in Patients With Moderate-to-severe Ulcerative Colitis
Boehringer Ingelheim Colitis, Ulcerative
This trial has two sequentially enrolling parts with different objectives. The primary objectives of this trial are - to prove the concept of clinical activity of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic... expand

This trial has two sequentially enrolling parts with different objectives. The primary objectives of this trial are - to prove the concept of clinical activity of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic treatments and to identify efficacious and safe dose regimens in Part 1 (Phase II) - to confirm efficacy and safety of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic treatments in Part 2 (Phase III) - To provide, along with induction study 1368-0018 and the run-in cohort of 1368-0020, the target population to be evaluated in study 1368-0020.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Risankizumab in Subjects With Ulcerative Colitis Who Responded...
AbbVie Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and efficacy of risankizumab in subjects with ulcerative colitis (UC) in subjects who responded to induction treatment with risankizumab in a prior AbbVie study of risankizumab in UC. This study consists of three sub-studies: Substudy... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and efficacy of risankizumab in subjects with ulcerative colitis (UC) in subjects who responded to induction treatment with risankizumab in a prior AbbVie study of risankizumab in UC. This study consists of three sub-studies: Substudy 1 is a 52-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled maintenance study; Substudy 2 is 52-week, randomized, exploratory maintenance study; and Substudy 3 is an open-label long-term extension study for subjects who completed Substudy 1 or 2.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Filgotinib in the Treatment of Small Bowel Crohn's Disease (SBCD)
Gilead Sciences Small Bowel Crohn's Disease
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib, when compared to placebo, in establishing clinical remission in participants with Crohn's disease involving the small bowel. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension... expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib, when compared to placebo, in establishing clinical remission in participants with Crohn's disease involving the small bowel. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

A Phase III Trial of Anlotinib in Metastatic or Advanced Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma and...
Advenchen Laboratories, LLC Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Leiomyosarcoma Synovial Sarcoma Soft-Tissue Sarcoma
This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of AL3818 (anlotinib) hydrochloride in the treatment of metastatic or advanced alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), leiomyosarcoma (LMS), and synovial sarcoma (SS). All participants with ASPS will receive open-label AL3818. In participants... expand

This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of AL3818 (anlotinib) hydrochloride in the treatment of metastatic or advanced alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), leiomyosarcoma (LMS), and synovial sarcoma (SS). All participants with ASPS will receive open-label AL3818. In participants with LMS or SS, AL3818 will be compared to IV dacarbazine. Two-thirds of the participants will receive AL3818, one-third of the participants will receive IV dacarbazine.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Daratumumab in Combination With Cyclophosphamide, Bortezomib...
Janssen Research & Development, LLC Amyloidosis
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of daratumumab plus cyclophosphamide, bortezomib and dexamethasone (CyBorD) compared with CyBorD alone in treatment of newly diagnosed amyloid light chain (AL) amyloidosis participants. expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of daratumumab plus cyclophosphamide, bortezomib and dexamethasone (CyBorD) compared with CyBorD alone in treatment of newly diagnosed amyloid light chain (AL) amyloidosis participants.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 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

A Study of Tucatinib vs. Placebo in Combination With Capecitabine & Trastuzumab in Patients With Advanced...
Seattle Genetics, Inc. HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
This study is being done to see if tucatinib works better than placebo to help patients who have a specific type of breast cancer called HER2 positive breast carcinoma. The breast cancer in this study is either metastatic (spread into other parts of the body) or cannot be removed... expand

This study is being done to see if tucatinib works better than placebo to help patients who have a specific type of breast cancer called HER2 positive breast carcinoma. The breast cancer in this study is either metastatic (spread into other parts of the body) or cannot be removed completely with surgery. All patients in the study will get capecitabine and trastuzumab, two drugs that are often used to treat this cancer. Patients in this study will be randomly assigned to get either tucatinib or placebo (a pill with no medicine). This is a blinded study, so neither patients nor their doctors will know whether a patient gets tucatinib or placebo. Each treatment cycle lasts 21 days. Patients will swallow tucatinib pills or placebo pills two times every day. They will swallow capecitabine pills two times a day during the first two weeks of each cycle. Patients will get trastuzumab injections from the study site staff on the first day of every cycle.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

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

Study Evaluating KTE-C19 in Pediatric and Adolescent Subjects With Relapsed/Refractory B-precursor Acute...
Kite, A Gilead Company Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of KTE-C19 in pediatric and adolescent participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of KTE-C19 in pediatric and adolescent participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

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A Study to Assess Whether Etrolizumab is a Safe and Effective Treatment for Participants With Moderately...
Hoffmann-La Roche Crohn Disease
This is a multicenter, Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of etrolizumab compared with placebo during induction and maintenance treatment of moderate to severely active CD in participants who are refractory or intolerant... expand

This is a multicenter, Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of etrolizumab compared with placebo during induction and maintenance treatment of moderate to severely active CD in participants who are refractory or intolerant to corticosteroids (CS), immunosuppressants (IS), or anti-tumor necrosis factors (anti-TNFs) or have inadequate response to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF-IR). Participants who enroll on the basis of refractory or intolerance to CS and/or IS may have been previously exposed to anti-TNFs or be naïve to anti-TNFs. The study period will consist of Screening Phase (up to 35 days) plus (+) 14-week Induction Phase + 52-week Maintenance Phase + 12-week Safety Follow-up Phase. At Week 14 (end of Induction Phase), participants achieving decrease of 70 points in Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) from baseline (CDAI-70 response) without the use of rescue therapy will continue to the Maintenance Phase.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 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

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