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Effects of Ezetimibe, Simvastatin, and Vytorin on Reducing L5 a Subfraction of LDL in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome. (External Link)
Epidemiological evidence indicates that metabolic syndrome (MS) is a strong predisposing condition for atherosclerosis. Elevation of plasma low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol(LDL-C) concentration is the most important risk factor for atherosclerosis; …
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Effect of Short Term Atorvastatin Treatment,80mg/Day on Early Regression of Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Lesions (External Link)
Candidates for bilateral carotid endarterectomy (CEA) who meet study criteria will provide informed consent before their randomization. Before the first CEA, the patient will have MRI, US, and EBCT exams …
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Comparison of Two Techniques for Epiretinal or Internal Limiting Membrane Peel (External Link)
Epiretinal membranes (ERM) are cellular membranes on the surface of the retina that result in distortion of the vision (metamorphopsia), and decreased best-corrected visual acuity. They are most frequently found …
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The Effect of Education on Patient Compliance (External Link)
We divided glaucoma patients into two groups; one watched a video the others did not. We checked their intraocular pressures before and after the intervention to see if there was …
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Gluconeogenesis in Very Low Birth Weight Infants Who Are Receiving Nutrition By Intravenous Infusion (External Link)
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients are assigned to one of 6 study groups. Patients receive infusions of stable isotope tracers: [15N]urea IV beginning at -12 hours and continuing over 22 hours to …
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Study of Treatment and Metabolism in Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders (External Link)
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This protocol involves 2 clinical studies. Part A is a metabolic study of glutamine conversion to urea at different levels of protein intake, while on and off medications. …
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Effects of Spironolactone on Collagen Metabolism in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (External Link)
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is an orphan disease characterized by pulmonary artery hypertrophy, and resulting vascular remodeling of involved vessels, often leading to right heart failure. Accumulating evidence from vascular …
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Low Fat Diet to Prevent Disease Progression in Patients With Skin Cancer (External Link)
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine whether intervention with a low-fat balanced diet will prolong the disease-free survival time in patients presenting with nonmelanomatous skin cancer and having a history of not more …
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Bacteriuria Eradication Through Probiotics (External Link)
In children with spina bifida and neurogenic bladder dysfunction, the need for intermittent bladder catheterization increases the risk of bacteriuria. In many patients, this leads to a clinically significant urinary …
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The Cardiovascular Genetic and Therapeutic Implications of Muscular Dystrophy (External Link)
Objective(s) and Hypothesis(es): The objectives to be evaluated are as follows: Specific Hypothesis #1: Heart disease, specifically dilated cardiomyopathy, can be identified early in patients with muscular dystrophy and allow …
Baylor Role: Lead Sponsor