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Vedolizumab Intravenous (IV) Dose Optimization in Ulcerative Colitis
Takeda Colitis, Ulcerative
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) dose optimization on mucosal healing compared with the standard vedolizumab IV dosing regimen over a 30 week treatment period in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative... expand

The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) dose optimization on mucosal healing compared with the standard vedolizumab IV dosing regimen over a 30 week treatment period in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) and high vedolizumab clearance, based on a Week 5 predefined serum vedolizumab concentration threshold less than (<) 50 microgram per milliliter (microg/mL) and who are Week 6 non-responders based on partial Mayo score.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

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Phase 1 Study Of PF-06863135, A BCMA- CD3 Bispecific Ab, In Relapse/ Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Pfizer Multiple Myeloma
To assess the safety and tolerability at increasing dose levels of PF-06863135 in patients with relapse/ refractory multiple myeloma in order to determine the maximum tolerated dose and select the recommended Phase 2 dose. expand

To assess the safety and tolerability at increasing dose levels of PF-06863135 in patients with relapse/ refractory multiple myeloma in order to determine the maximum tolerated dose and select the recommended Phase 2 dose.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

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An Extension Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of HORIZANT in Adolescents With Moderate-to-Severe...
XenoPort, Inc. RLS
The objectives of the trial are to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of HORIZANT (Gabapentin Enacarbil) 600 mg daily, for the treatment of RLS in adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) diagnosed with moderate-to-severe primary RLS. expand

The objectives of the trial are to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of HORIZANT (Gabapentin Enacarbil) 600 mg daily, for the treatment of RLS in adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) diagnosed with moderate-to-severe primary RLS.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

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A Trial of TAK-788 (AP32788) in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
The purpose of this phase 1/2 study is to evaluate the safety, recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D), dose limiting toxicities (DLTs), maximum tolerated dose (MTD), pharmacokinetics of oral TAK-788, anti-tumor activity of TAK-788 in participants with NSCLC with epidermal growth factor... expand

The purpose of this phase 1/2 study is to evaluate the safety, recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D), dose limiting toxicities (DLTs), maximum tolerated dose (MTD), pharmacokinetics of oral TAK-788, anti-tumor activity of TAK-788 in participants with NSCLC with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) or human epidermal growth factor 2 (HER2), and anti-tumor activity of TAK-788 in participants with solid tumors other than NSCLC with EGFR or HER2 mutations, and to explore relationship between tumor and/or plasma biomarkers, and TAK-788 efficacy, safety, and/or cytochrome P450 3A (CYP3A) induction. The study will also determine the efficacy of TAK-788 in participants with locally advanced metastatic NSCLC harboring EGFR in-frame exon 20 insertion mutations who have received at least 1 prior line of therapy for locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2016

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Erlotinib Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) ALK Gene Rearrangement EGFR Exon 19 Deletion Mutation EGFR NP_005219.2:p.L858R Stage IB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well erlotinib hydrochloride compared to observation works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been completely removed by surgery. Erlotinib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial studies how well erlotinib hydrochloride compared to observation works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been completely removed by surgery. Erlotinib hydrochloride may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2014

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Safety and Efficacy Study of JNJ-64304500 in Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's...
Janssen Research & Development, LLC Crohn Disease
The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of JNJ-64304500 in participants with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease. expand

The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of JNJ-64304500 in participants with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

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The AVIATOR Study: Trastuzumab and Vinorelbine With Avelumab OR Avelumab & Utomilumab in Advanced HER2+...
Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD Breast Cancer
This research study is studying a combination of drugs as a possible treatment for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Group A: Trastuzumab (Herceptin) + Vinorelbine (Navelbine) - Group B: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab - Group... expand

This research study is studying a combination of drugs as a possible treatment for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Group A: Trastuzumab (Herceptin) + Vinorelbine (Navelbine) - Group B: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab - Group C: Trastuzumab + Vinorelbine + Avelumab + Utomilumab (PF-05082566)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2018

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Nivolumab Plus Relatlimab or Ipilimumab in Metastatic Melanoma Stratified by MHC-II Expression
Elizabeth Davis Metastatic Melanoma Advanced Melanoma Metastatic Melanoma Stratified by MHC-II Expression
This is an open-label, non-randomized two arm Phase 2 study of intravenous nivolumab plus intravenous ipilimumab or intravenous relatlimab in patients with metastatic melanoma stratified by MHC-II expression. expand

This is an open-label, non-randomized two arm Phase 2 study of intravenous nivolumab plus intravenous ipilimumab or intravenous relatlimab in patients with metastatic melanoma stratified by MHC-II expression.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2019

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Pevonedistat and Azacitidine in MDS or MDS/MPN Patients Who Fail Primary Therapy With DNA Methyl Transferase...
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myeloproliferative Neoplasm
This study will evaluate the treatment combination of pevonedistat and azacitidine in the setting of DNA methyltransferase inhibitor(s) failure in patients with relapsed/refractory myelodysplastic syndrome or myelodysplastic syndrome/myeloproliferative neoplasm. expand

This study will evaluate the treatment combination of pevonedistat and azacitidine in the setting of DNA methyltransferase inhibitor(s) failure in patients with relapsed/refractory myelodysplastic syndrome or myelodysplastic syndrome/myeloproliferative neoplasm.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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An Open-Label, Dose-Escalation/Dose-Expansion Safety Study of INCB059872 in Subjects With Advanced Malignancies
Incyte Corporation Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancy
This is an open-label, dose-escalation/dose-expansion study of INCB059872 in subjects with advanced malignancies. The study will be conducted in 4 parts. Part 1 (mono therapy dose escalation) will determine the recommended dose(s) of INCB059872 for dose expansion, based on maximum... expand

This is an open-label, dose-escalation/dose-expansion study of INCB059872 in subjects with advanced malignancies. The study will be conducted in 4 parts. Part 1 (mono therapy dose escalation) will determine the recommended dose(s) of INCB059872 for dose expansion, based on maximum tolerated dose and/or a tolerated pharmacologically active dose. Part 2 (dose expansion) will further determine the safety, tolerability, efficacy, PK, and PD of the selected monotherapy dose(s) in AML/MDS, SCLC, myelofibrosis, Ewing sarcoma, and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine tumors. Part 3 will determine the recommended dose(s) of INCB059872 in combination with azacitadine and all-trans retinoic acid in AML and in combination with nivolumab in SCLC. Part 4 will further determine the safety, tolerability, efficacy, PK, and PD of the selected combination dose(s) in Part 3.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

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A Phase 2 Study of Cediranib in Combination With Olaparib in Advanced Solid Tumors
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Estrogen Receptor Negative HER2/Neu Negative Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Progesterone Receptor Negative
This phase II trial studies cediranib maleate in combination with olaparib in treating patients with solid tumors that have spread to other parts of the body or cannot be removed by surgery, including breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and pancreatic... expand

This phase II trial studies cediranib maleate in combination with olaparib in treating patients with solid tumors that have spread to other parts of the body or cannot be removed by surgery, including breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and pancreatic cancer. Cediranib maleate and olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Cediranib maleate may also block the flow of oxygen to the tumor, and may help make the tumor more sensitive to olaparib.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2016

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Executive Function in Early Childhood
Vanderbilt University Reading Disability
Despite the fact that a substantial number of school age children struggle with both reading and math acquisition, the brain mechanisms of the overlapping aspects of reading and math skills, thought in part to be linked via executive functions (EF), have not been unpacked. This... expand

Despite the fact that a substantial number of school age children struggle with both reading and math acquisition, the brain mechanisms of the overlapping aspects of reading and math skills, thought in part to be linked via executive functions (EF), have not been unpacked. This project will use a longitudinal design, following children from Kindergarten through 1st grade, to understand how the brain networks associated with reading, math, and EF interact to predict academic outcomes and, in those who struggle academically, intervention response.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2019

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A Study of CDX-3379 and Cetuximab and in Patients With Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Celldex Therapeutics Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
This is a study to determine the clinical benefit (how well the drug works), safety and tolerability of combining CDX-3379 and cetuximab. The study will enroll patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma who have previously received cetuximab and progressed.... expand

This is a study to determine the clinical benefit (how well the drug works), safety and tolerability of combining CDX-3379 and cetuximab. The study will enroll patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma who have previously received cetuximab and progressed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

Bezlotoxumab (MK-6072) Versus Placebo in Children With Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) (MK-6072-001)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Clostridium Difficile Infection
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK), safety, and tolerability of bezlotoxumab in children aged 1 to <18 years of age with a confirmed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) who are receiving antibacterial drug treatment.... expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK), safety, and tolerability of bezlotoxumab in children aged 1 to <18 years of age with a confirmed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) who are receiving antibacterial drug treatment. The primary hypothesis is that the area under the concentration-time curve from 0 to infinity (AUC0-inf) of bezlotoxumab after treatment of pediatric participants with bezlotoxumab is similar when compared to the AUC0-inf of bezlotoxumab after treatment of adults with bezlotoxumab,

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

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Incidence of Acute Laryngeal Injury Following Endotracheal Intubation
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Intubation Complication
The purpose of this investigation is to delineate the incidence of acute and chronic laryngeal injury following intubation within our health system. In addition, this study seeks to identify risk factors for airway injury that may provide information to help reduce the incidence... expand

The purpose of this investigation is to delineate the incidence of acute and chronic laryngeal injury following intubation within our health system. In addition, this study seeks to identify risk factors for airway injury that may provide information to help reduce the incidence of injury or increase the speed of diagnosis through hospital based process measures. Study Aims 1. Determine the incidence of acute laryngeal injury in patients with prolonged intubation. 2. Determine the incidence of chronic laryngeal injury in the subset of patients with acute laryngeal injury 3. Initiate a randomized control trial to investigate the ability of azithromycin and budesonide to improve objective and subjective breathing measures in patients with Acute Laryngeal injury (ALgI) following endotracheal intubation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

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Framing Eighteen Coils in Cerebral Aneurysms Trial
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Cerebral Aneurysm
This trial is being conducted in order to compare angiographic outcomes in patients receiving 0.014-0.0155" platinum framing and filling coils (larger diameter coils) versus those treated solely with coils less than 0.014" (with a standard diameter). Hypothesis: Angiographic... expand

This trial is being conducted in order to compare angiographic outcomes in patients receiving 0.014-0.0155" platinum framing and filling coils (larger diameter coils) versus those treated solely with coils less than 0.014" (with a standard diameter). Hypothesis: Angiographic occlusion at follow-up imaging will be more frequent in patients receiving 0.014-0.0155" platinum coils during embolization compared to those receiving smaller-diameter coils.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2012

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Reduction in Splanchnic Capacitance Contributes to Sympathetically Dependent Hypertension in Autonomic
Vanderbilt University Multiple System Atrophy Orthostatic Hypotension Supine Hypertension
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the regulation of the veins of the abdomen by the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system, and how this may affect high blood pressure. Normally, the autonomic nervous system controls how much blood flows in the veins. In people... expand

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the regulation of the veins of the abdomen by the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system, and how this may affect high blood pressure. Normally, the autonomic nervous system controls how much blood flows in the veins. In people with high blood pressure, however, the autonomic nervous system is changed. This change may affect the way blood flows in the veins of the abdomen which may play a role in their high blood pressure. About 32 participants will be screened for the study. The investigators estimate 16 will be eligible to participate in all of the study days.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2016

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Phase 3 Study to Compare Safety and Efficacy of Smoflipid 20% to Intralipid 20% in Hospitalized Neonates...
Fresenius Kabi Hospitalized Neonates and Infants, Expected to Require Parenteral Nutrition for 28 Days
To show the superiority in safety of Smoflipid over Intralipid® as measured by the number of study patients in each treatment group with conjugated bilirubin exceeding 2 mg/dL during the first 28 days of study treatment, confirmed by a second sample collected 7 days after the... expand

To show the superiority in safety of Smoflipid over Intralipid® as measured by the number of study patients in each treatment group with conjugated bilirubin exceeding 2 mg/dL during the first 28 days of study treatment, confirmed by a second sample collected 7 days after the first sample.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2015

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Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Bladder Carcinoma Breast Carcinoma Cervical Carcinoma Colon Carcinoma
This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests... expand

This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic abnormalities (such as mutations, amplifications, or translocations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic abnormality. Identifying these genetic abnormalities first may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2015

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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

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Cediranib Maleate and Olaparib or Standard Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Recurrent Platinum-Resistant...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Deleterious BRCA1 Gene Mutation Deleterious BRCA2 Gene Mutation Fallopian Tube Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Fallopian Tube Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma Fallopian Tube Serous Adenocarcinoma
This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well cediranib maleate and olaparib work when given together or separately, and compares them to standard chemotherapy in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that has returned after receiving... expand

This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well cediranib maleate and olaparib work when given together or separately, and compares them to standard chemotherapy in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that has returned after receiving chemotherapy with drugs that contain platinum (platinum-resistant) or continued to grow while being treated with platinum-based chemotherapy drugs (platinum-refractory). Cediranib maleate and olaparib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy 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. It is not yet known whether giving cediranib maleate and olaparib together may cause more damage to cancer cells when compared to either drug alone or standard chemotherapy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

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Comparison of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection With Axillary Radiation for Patients With Node-Positive...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Stage II Breast Cancer Stage IIIA Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies axillary lymph node dissection to see how well it works compared to axillary radiation therapy in treating patients with node-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. This study will evaluate whether radiation therapy is as effective as lymph node dissection.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2014

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Restoration of Standing and Walking With ISMS in Humans
Vanderbilt University Spinal Cord Injury Paralysis
Spinal cord neural circuitry exists in the lumbar enlargement that makes it possible to stand and create synergistic, rhythmic stepping activity in the lower limbs. In the past 20 years, clinicians have tried to reengage such these circuits for standing and walking in the lower... expand

Spinal cord neural circuitry exists in the lumbar enlargement that makes it possible to stand and create synergistic, rhythmic stepping activity in the lower limbs. In the past 20 years, clinicians have tried to reengage such these circuits for standing and walking in the lower spinal cord of paralyzed humans through novel paradigms of physical therapy, pharmacological stimulation of the spinal cord, or recently - epidural stimulation of the spinal cord. Although standing and stepping with these maneuvers are rudimentary at best, these human studies offer promise to restore controlled, lower extremity movement to the spinal cord injured (SCI) individual. Evidence from animal data suggests that more focal activation of intraspinal circuitry (IntraSpinal Micro-Stimulation - ISMS) would produce more fatigue resistant, natural standing and stepping activity in humans. To date, there has been no direct confirmation of such circuitry in the spinal cord of bipedal humans who have been paralyzed. Furthermore, mapping of such circuitry would provide the basis of a novel intraspinal neuroprosthetic that should be able to restore control of standing or walking in a manner that is much more physiologically normal and tolerable than by stimulating each individual muscle group. Proof of the existence of these spinal circuits in man, and the ability to activate and control these circuits by first mapping the spinal cord is the basis of this proposal.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2015

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Local Heat Stress in Autonomic Failure Patients With Supine Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Hypertension Pure Autonomic Failure Multiple System Atrophy Autonomic Failure
Patients with autonomic failure are characterized by disabling orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure on standing), and at least half of them also have high blood pressure while lying down (supine hypertension). Exposure to heat, such as in hot environments, often worsens... expand

Patients with autonomic failure are characterized by disabling orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure on standing), and at least half of them also have high blood pressure while lying down (supine hypertension). Exposure to heat, such as in hot environments, often worsens their orthostatic hypotension. The causes of this are not fully understood. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether applying local heat over the abdomen of patients with autonomic failure and supine hypertension would decrease their high blood pressure while lying down. This will help us better understand the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon, and may be of use in the treatment of supine hypertension.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2015

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Anti-Cytokine Therapy for Hemodialysis InflammatION
University of Pennsylvania End-Stage Renal Disease
Anti-Cytokine Therapy for Hemodialysis InflammatION (ACTION) is a phase II multi-center study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of anakinra, an IL-1 receptor antagonist, for patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis. expand

Anti-Cytokine Therapy for Hemodialysis InflammatION (ACTION) is a phase II multi-center study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of anakinra, an IL-1 receptor antagonist, for patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

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