A Phase 3, Randomized, 3-Part Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Dupilumab in Adult and Adolescent Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Date Added
February 11th, 2020
PRO Number
Pro00092458
Researcher
Kelli Williams

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Keywords
Esophagus, Pediatrics
Summary

The main purpose of this study is to see if taking dupilumab is effective in treating Eosinophilic Esophogitis (EoE). The study will determine if dupilumab is an effective treatment compared with placebo in adult and adolescent patients. Dupilumab is administered through a subcutaneous injection (shot). Dupilumab is is an investigational drug, which means that it is not yet approved to treat EoE. Participation in the study will last up to 48 weeks.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Susannah Wakefield
843-792-8352
wakefies@musc.edu

Assessment of Optimal Time to Repeat Endoscopy Following Primary or Secondary Prophylaxis of Esophageal Varices with Band Ligation: A Randomized, Prospective Trial

Date Added
July 16th, 2013
PRO Number
Pro00027001
Researcher
Don Rockey

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Keywords
Circulation, Digestive System, Esophagus, Liver, Vascular
Summary

This study is to find the best time that a follow up appointment can be scheduled to benefit the patient with liver cirrohis to return after having the bleeding vessels in the esophagus repaired by directing a scope in the esophagus and using bands to stop the bleeding.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Yusuf Shami
843-876-8439
shami@musc.edu

Comparison of 24-hours versus 72-hours of octreotide infusion along with endoscopic therapy in preventing early rebleed from esophageal varices: a multi-center, randomized clinical study

Date Added
July 16th, 2013
PRO Number
Pro00027015
Researcher
Don Rockey

List of Studies


Keywords
Digestive System, Esophagus, Liver, Vascular
Summary

The study will compare two durations of treatment with Octreotide in patients with confirmed esophageal variceal hemorrhage who have undergone successful endoscopy and possible endoscopic therapy for control of bleeding. All procedures including the treatment are the standard of care. Octreotide infusion and endoscopic therapy for esophageal variceal bleeding are not investigational.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Mary Hart
843-876-8439
hartmm@musc.edu



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