This study is being done to determine if N-acetylcysteine (NAC) will reduce the amount of pain medications needed after some types of spinal surgeries.
This study is looking for volunteers that are about to be or have been treated with a Valiant Navion™ Thoracic Stent Graft System. This will be referred to as the "Stent Graft System" throughout this form. Medtronic wants to collect information about the safety and performance of this system in patients who have a dissection of the thoracic aorta.
The purpose of this study is to examine if patients undergoing cardiac surgery have memories and thought processes during the surgery while unconscious. Participants' brain electrical activity will be monitored during surgery using an EEG. A portable tablet will show random images to participants and participants will wear headphones that will generate audio cues during surgery. After recovery from surgery, participants will undergo a 45 minute interview to assess any memories or experiences during surgery.
The purpose of this research study is to find out if a nerve block called the quadratus lumborum (QL) block can provide pain relief after hip replacement, similar to a lumbar plexus (LP) nerve block that we currently offer patients. There will be two groups in this study: one group will have the QL block placed and the other group will have the LP block placed.
This study will implement and evaluate the Enhanced Recovery in Children Pathway (ENRICH-P) for pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Participants (or participants' parent) will be asked to complete quality of life surveys pre-operatively and up to 6 weeks after surgery.
This is an Expanded Access (treatment) protocol to expand treatment of burn patients with NexoBrid following completion of the enrollment stage of protocol MW2010-03-02 (DETECT study). This protocol is also designed to collect and evaluate the safety and clinical performance of NexoBrid in patients suffering from deep partial thickness (DPT) and full thickness (FT) thermal burns. Following the enrollment of a patient to the protocol, physicians will identify one or more target wounds (TWs) per patient according to the TW definition. All patient's DPT and FT burns that comply with the entrance criteria will be treated with NexoBrid and, therefore, must be designated as TWs. This will allow an evaluation of the patient's systemic safety by allowing treatment of the patient's entire deep burns. Patients enrolled in this trial will undergo daily vital signs and pain assessments for 1 week starting on the morning after the start of treatment. Weekly assessments of wound healing progress including the dressings used until complete wound closure will be performed. There will also be a scar quality evaluation at 3 and 12 months post wound closure confirmation visit.
The purpose of the study is to see if use of the RECELL device will help heal your
partial-thickness burn faster and decrease the need for skin grafting compared with a standardized wound dressing. The data collected in this current study will provide additional information about the safety and effectiveness of the RECELL® device for treatment of partial-thickness burns. The duration of each participant will last up to 12 months. Visits will include photograph documentation of the wound and various health assessments.
The goal of the COSMID (Comparison of Surgery and Medicine on the Impact of Diverticulitis) trial is to determine if elective colectomy is more effective than best medical management for patients with quality of life-limiting diverticular disease. The COSMID trial focuses on both patient-reported outcomes and clinical outcomes that matter to patients. The results are expected to establish an evidence-based approach to the care of millions of patients per year in the United States and help people impacted by this common condition make more informed treatment decisions.