Data from EMC - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 04 October 2016
Management of breakthrough pain in adult patients using opioid therapy for chronic cancer pain. Breakthrough pain is a transient exacerbation of otherwise controlled chronic background pain.
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Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A
The purpose of this study is to determine if eculizumab is safe and effective for the treatment of refractory generalized Myasthenia Gravis.
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Pitolisant to Assess Weekly Frequency of Cataplexy Attacks and EDS in Narcoleptic Patients (HARMONY CTP)
Double blind, randomized, parallel groups study of Pitolisant versus placebo, in narcoleptic patients experiencing EDS, and cataplexy (minimum of 3 complete or partial cataplexy attacks per week).
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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) and Treatment With Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin (IgPro20)
This is a prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group 3-arm study to investigate 2 different doses of subcutaneous (SC) IgPro20 compared with placebo for maintenance treatment of patients with CIDP.
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Efficacy and Safety of Nerve Root Axial Decompression Surgery in The Treatment of Tethered Cord Syndrome
The aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness and safety of clinical outcomes between capsule surgery and conservative treatment in patients with TCS. A study hypothesis is that outcomes will be improved after capsule surgery.
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Systematic Team Approach to Guide Early Mobilization in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients (mSOMS)
The investigators hypothesize that by applying a validated algorithm to accomplish early mobilization in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients, these patients will achieve a higher level of mobility...
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Chemotherapeutic agents belonging to vinca alkaloids, taxanes, and antitubulins produce peripheral neuropathy for which there is no validated treatment. Pregabalin,...
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Introduction: Real-world effectiveness of many medications has been poorly researched, including in hospice/palliative care. Directly extrapolating findings from other clinical...
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Intrathecal Ziconotide: Dosing and Administration Strategies in Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain.
Introduction: Ziconotide is a non-opioid analgesic for intrathecal (IT) administration. The aim of this review is to provide a comprehensive...
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The new European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines expert panel for Pain Management and Palliative Care have prepared this guidelines...
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The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...
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This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of pain in adult patients who...
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