*  Group Blog Home
In the 1980s, the dropout rate of participants at Kaiser Permanente's obesity clinic in San Diego, California, was about 50%; ... went on to survey childhood trauma experiences of over 17,000 Kaiser Permanente patient volunteers. The 17,337 participants ... but what was perplexing was that all of the dropouts had been successfully losing weight before they left the clinic. Vincent ...
  http://www.wvsd208.org/blog/One.aspx?portalId=149105&date=2/7/2017
*  Psychological Factors in the Etiology of Infertility: A Longitudinal Study
Impact of Psychological Factors on Dropout Rates in Insured Infertility Patients  Domar, Alice D. (2004-02) ...
  https://repository.library.georgetown.edu/handle/10822/845698
*  Acupuncture for Vascular Dementia: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial
... dropout rate. Among the 5 dropouts, 1 patient had recurrent stroke, 1 patient died because of heart attacks, 2 patients did not ... As a result, we estimated that 20 patients were required in each group. Assuming a 20% drop-out rate, we planned to randomize ... Patient Enrollment. In the present population-based study, patients managed in the community as well as those managed in ... 20 patients who declined randomization were allocated to NR-acupuncture group. Five patients dropped out during the trial, ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2015/161439/
*  March « 2013 « The League of Reason Blog
You've got half a dataset for the drop-out patient. How can you incorporate the results in the study? ... But some subjects drop out of the study, due to various reasons. It might be that they still feel pain and don't want to ... Basically, the patient had pain levels of 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 5, 6, 5, and then dropped out. So Pfizer fills in the last six ... But wait! what's that? Some researchers disagree with your method? But why? Well, the reasoning is this: The patient dropped ...
  http://blog.theleagueofreason.co.uk/2013/03/
*  Dasatinib In Combination With Trastuzumab And Paclitaxel In The First Line Treatment Of Her2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer ...
Phase II:Assuming 10% drop-out rate, 48 patients are required to enter the study. ... Patients can have measurable or non measurable disease for the Phase I part. For the Phase II only patients with measurable ... The duration of the study, from first patient visit to last patient visit will be approximately 42 months. ... Eligible patients will be enrolled and treated with 4-week cycles of trastuzumab 2 mg/kg IV weekly (following a loading dose of ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01306942
*  Effects of a Combination of IV-PCA With Continuous IV Infusion of MO, Versus IV-PCA MO on Postoperative Pain - Full Text View -...
Post enrollment dropouts Patients will be dropped from the study for one of the following reasons: need for immediate ... Intra-study non-replaced dropouts will include protocol violation, patient's decision to withdraw or ineffective drug protocol ... All patients will then be transferred to the PACU for observation.. Study design Consented postoperative patients will be ... The subsequent drug boluses will be self-administered by the patient. Group 1 patients will receive MO infusion (10 μg/kg/h) + ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00849719?show_desc=Y
*  Safety of Intra-Articular Oxygen-Ozone Therapy Compared to Intra-Articular Sodium Hyaluronate in Knee Osteoarthritis: A...
A total of 42 patients have been enrolled in the study. No drop outs or withdrawal of patients enrolled have been registered ... and patient acceptability of hyaluronic acid injection in patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee. Patient Prefer ... At present, the use of HA in OA patients is considered a second-line approach in patients with a unsatisfactory response to ... After randomization, all patients underwent IA therapy with O2O3 or HA (q1wk) for 4 weeks, with additional 4 weeks of follow-up ...
  https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/safety-of-intraarticular-oxygenozone-therapy-compared-to-intraarticularsodium-hyaluronate-in-knee-osteoarthritis-a-randomized-sing-2329-9096-1000385.php?aid=85486
*  The Nordic Bifurcation Study III - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
By including 225 patients in each group, a possible dropout before follow-up is counted for. ... All patients with stable angina pectoris and the patients with unstable angina pectoris, who have normal markers (CK-MB or TnT/ ... A total of 225 patients will be included in each group, in total 450 patients. This is based on the following: We expect a MACE ... The patient will be randomized after successful stenting of the main vessel. There will be a block randomization according to ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00914199?show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Scaling and root planing adjuncts for chronic periodontitis - National Elf Service
They were also concerned about patient drop out, and this together the authors findings of publication bias should also be ... The patient-perceived benefit of this gain is unclear because CAL is a physical measure made by the clinician and not a patient ... Investigators in several of the included studies tested only onesite per patient per treatment, whereas others provided ... Don't miss - Powered toothbrushes for orthodontic patients https://t.co/6JGPsYzf9s about 1 day ago Reply Retweet Favorite ...
  https://www.nationalelfservice.net/dentistry/periodontal-disease/scaling-root-planing-adjuncts-periodontitis/
*  Caffeine Citrate for the Treatment of Apnea Associated With Bronchiolitis in Young Infants - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... we estimated 42 patients per group is required. To compensate for dropouts, we planned to recruit 90 patients altogether. ... After stabilization of patients as usually done in Pediatric Emergency Center , patients will be admitted to pediatric ... After stabilization of patients as usually done in pediatric emergency center , patients will be admitted to Pediatric ... Randomization code will be revealed only after all patients completed the study. The medical team in addition to the patients ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT01435486
*  Knowledge Is Necessity: February 2011
Patients who drop out of drug trials are more likely to be bad responders. Thus, if only good responders stay in the study, the ... First imagine a smart patient working with a smart psychiatrist. Now picture a naive patient placing his or her trust in a lazy ... PANSS is a 30-point rating scale used to assess patients for schizophrenia. But there is a twist with patients with ... which includes the drop-outs in the final tally, as if these patients had completed the study. One way of implementing this is ...
  http://knowledgeisnecessity.blogspot.com/2011/02/
*  Plus it
If more than 10 of the total 33 patients showed treatment response, H0 would be rejected. Assuming a 10% dropout, a total of 37 ... Patients and Methods. Patient population. Eligible patients were at least 20 years old and had a diagnosis of stage IIIB/IV ... 13 patients for phase Ib and 37 patients for phase II. Table 1 summarizes baseline patient characteristics. Median age was 55 ... 42 patients, 82%), adverse events (5 patients, 10%), or other reasons (2 patients, 4%). The median number of cycles was 4 ( ...
  http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/22/9/2139
*  Comparison of antipyretic effectiveness of equal doses of rectal and oral acetaminophen in children
Estimated sample size was 22±2 patients per group. However, to allow for dropout of subjects, 30 patients were enrolled in each ... However, these patients did not receive any antibiotic or temperature-altering drugs during the study period. Three patients in ... From September 2007 to May 2008, 60 patients were recruited in this study: 30 patients received 15 mg/kg rectal acetaminophen ( ... Patients were also excluded if they vomited acetaminophen within 20 min, did not retain the suppository for at least 30 min, or ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0021-75572010000300011&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Statistical Controversies in Reporting of Clinical Trials | JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
For example, patients who drop out may be sicker and hence at higher risk of a primary event, which goes unrecorded. Thus, loss ... Analysis by ITT means that a trial's results include the totality of patient follow-up for all randomized patients. For major ... Therefore, the opportunity to link trial findings to individualized patient care on the basis of "whole patient" risk profiles ... There were now 59 patients versus 34 patients with thrombotic events (p = 0.006), and the evidence appeared compatible with an ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/66/23/2648
*  Evaluation of health outcomes in osteoarthritis patients after total knee replacement: a two-year follow-up.
To quantify the improvement in health outcomes in patients after total knee replacement (TKR). This was a two-year non- ... randomized prospective observational study in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients undergone TKR. Patients were interviewed one ... The study had higher drop-out rates in following up the patients. A sensitivity analysis was conducted by calculating the mean ... Patients A total of 242 patients would be required to detect an effect size of 0.18 using the SF-36[22] with a significance ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Evaluation-health-outcomes-in-osteoarthritis/20723239.html
*  Social Services - Give2Asia
Other services include counseling for patients, providing residential camp for drop out children and promoting organic ... Over the last 18 years they have cared for 9,385 patients. Of those, 7,359 were suffering from cancer, and the rest from other ... Each medical patient, above 60 years, is treated for their ailments with specific medical records and treatment protocols. ... Youth Star volunteers help children catch up with their studies so they do not drop out of school, share their knowledge with ...
  http://www.give2asia.org/social-services
*  Efficacy and safety assessment of acupuncture and nimodipine to treat mild cognitive impairment after cerebral infarction: a...
Thus, the PP dataset included 119 patients, and the dropout rate was 5.6 % (7/126). The CONSORT flow diagram is displayed in ... a total of 120 patients were required. Thus, 126 patients (42 patients in each group) were enrolled in this study. ... followed up 118 patients with a first ever cerebral stroke for 2 years, and they found that 20.3 % of the patients had ... Patients. Patients that met all of the following inclusion criteria were enrolled: 1) aged 50 to 80 years; 2) a confirmed ...
  https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12906-016-1337-0
*  Cenicriviroc - Wikipedia
Non-response rates were higher with cenicriviroc, however, largely due to greater drop-out of patients. A new tablet ... HIV-infected patients taking cenicriviroc had significant reductions in viral load, with the effect persisting up to two weeks ... for patients taking 100 mg cenicriviroc, 73% with 200 mg cenicriviroc, and 71% with efavirenz. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cenicriviroc
*  Establishing the Quantitative Relationship Between Lanreotide Autogel®, Chromogranin A, and Progression-Free Survival in...
However, this can be explained by informative dropout: patients with CgA levels higher than baseline are more likely to drop ... In addition, we found that patients with a primary tumor in the pancreas and patients with a baseline hepatic tumor load ,25% ... We found that PFS was significantly longer for patients receiving LAN than those patients receiving placebo, thus corroborating ... 3, and θ HLOAD and θ PTLOC represent the parameters accounting for the h(t) increase in patients with hepatic tumor load ,25% ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC5256603/?report=classic
*  Hormonal Therapy
... and its high patient drop-out rate, which resulted in small numbers of patient volunteers in each of the three "arms" of this ... Treatment reveals just how serious the issue of patient compliance with hormonal therapy is among breast cancer patients, as ... In view of the side effects profiles of SERMs and AIs, it is not surprising that patient compliance with these medications is ... During an average follow-up period of 4.4 years, 831 of these 8,769 patients died. Based upon the observed survival data ...
  http://www.doctorwascher.com/category/hormonal-therapy
*  10secondi.it
The most costly patients areusually the most severely ill patients who are most likely to drop out from a clinical trial, ... Because of this long term follow up, drop out measurement is clearly insufficient for diagnostic purposes.. of patients will be ... Informative drop out is largely building on the design of the Lung Health Study I.31 In defined as drop out that is not ... COPD patients aged .64 years the progression of COPD from When patients had a further exacerbation within the GOLD stages 0 to ...
  http://medpdffinder.com/0/10secondi.it1.html
*  Zinc Oxide 30% and Tocopherol Compared to 10% Zinc Oxide Ointment in the Treatment of Infant's Diaper Dermatitis: A Triple...
Patients dismissed or transferred before the 5th day after starting treatment with other UO were considered drop out. ... 169 patients completed the study (n=85, n=84), 3 patients were discharged before the observation period, 5 patients withdrew ... The percentage of patients estimated drop-out, based on the literature data, was around 30%. ... Enrolled patients were then randomized to one of two treatments and became part of the study. The two groups of patients were ...
  http://clinical-pediatrics-dermatology.imedpub.com/zinc-oxide-30-and-tocopherol-compared-to-10-zinc-oxide-ointment-in-the-treatment-of-infants-diaper-dermatitis-a-triple-blinded-con.php?aid=18700
*  Study of Oral Dehydroepiandrosterone(DHEA) to Treat Previously Unexplained Infertility - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Require 91 patients to complete treatment in each group.. *Allow for 20% dropout ( 91* 1.2) will need 109 patients randomized ... Eligible patients will be recruited by advertising on the web and in newspaper. We will screen women under 38 years old with ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00650754
*  Disrupting clinical trials: Digital, data and technology
... of actual cancer patients are involved in trials and even for those who do get involved 1 out of every 5 patients will drop out ... Virtual reality can help patients understand and overcome their fears - an informed patient is a more engaged patient. ... Ultimately this is about building a patient powered research network and getting patients upskilled in participating in ... Patient enrolment is the biggest problem. Balko gave an example: "In a trial for a rare neurological disease, only 17% of the ...
  https://www.digitas.com/en-gb/insights/disrupting-clinical-trials-digital-data-and-technology
*  Water exercise boosts endurance in COPD | Health24
But patients with COPD often drop out of training programmes, which can be particularly strenuous for people who also have ... But the researchers saw no drop-outs due to worsening COPD in patients training in the pool - they did see some in the gym ... Forty-five patients completed the study.. Whether they worked out on land or in water, patients were able walk faster after the ... McNamara said patients 'also reported a very high level of enjoyment in the group water-based exercise sessions and many said ...
  https://www.health24.com/Medical/COPD/News/Water-exercise-boosts-endurance-in-COPD-20130210