Iowa Clinical Trials

A listing of Iowa clinical trials actively recruiting patient volunteers.

Iowa is home to 3.1 million residents and sits between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. In addition to the beautiful capital of Des Moines, you'll also find thriving cities like Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Dubuque. It is the nation's leading producer of both pork and corn – a great combination, since all those pigs need something to eat! Since 1972, Iowa's "first in the nation" presidential primaries have made it a key part of every election. Iowa's largest healthcare system is the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where staff have won acclaim for their high standards of COVID-19 care.

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MOON Shoulder Instability-Cohort of Patients Undergoing Operative Treatment.

NCT02075775

This project will be a multi-center, prospective longitudinal cohort for all patients undergoing primary shoulder instability surgery, excluding isolated SLAP repairs. We will be looking for risk factors for recurrent instability, revision surgery, and poor outcomes. Patients will be asked to complete the RAND-36, ASES, Shoulder Activity, EQ-5D and WOSI outcome measures, as well as demographic and socioeconomic information. Surgeons will complete a form after surgery with information on radiogra ...

Conditions: Other Instability, Shoulder, Dislocations, Subluxations, Recurrent Dislocation of Shoulder Region

Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial

NCT02089217

Carotid revascularization for primary prevention of stroke (CREST-2) is two independent multicenter, randomized controlled trials of carotid revascularization and intensive medical management versus medical management alone in patients with asymptomatic high-grade carotid stenosis. One trial will randomize patients in a 1:1 ratio to endarterectomy versus no endarterectomy and another will randomize patients in a 1:1 ratio to carotid stenting with embolic protection versus no stenting. Medical ma ...

Conditions: Carotid Stenosis
Phase: Not Applicable

Ketamine Alcohol (in Treatment-Resistant Depression)

NCT02122562

A single subanesthetic dose infusion of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist ketamine has rapid and robust antidepressant effects in patients with treatment-refractory major depressive disorder (TRD). A family history of an alcohol use disorder (Family History Positive, FHP) is one of the strongest identified predictors of an improved antidepressant response to ketamine. Like ketamine, alcohol is a functional NMDA receptor antagonist. FHP is associated with differential response t ...

Conditions: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Major Depression, Alcoholism

Individualized Treatment in Treating Patients With Stage II-IVB Nasopharyngeal Cancer Based on EBV DNA

NCT02135042

There are two study questions we are asking in this randomized phase II/III trial based on a blood biomarker, Epstein Barr virus (EBV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) for locoregionally advanced non-metastatic nasopharyngeal cancer. All patients will first undergo standard concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy. When this standard treatment is completed, if there is no detectable EBV DNA in their plasma, then patients are randomized to either standard adjuvant cisplatin and fluorouracil chemo ...

Conditions: Epstein-Barr Virus Infection, Stage II Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Stage III Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Stage IVA Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Stage IVB Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Phase: Phase 2/3

Response and Biology-Based Risk Factor-Guided Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Non-high Risk Neuroblastoma

NCT02176967

This phase III trial studies how well response and biology-based risk factor-guided therapy works in treating younger patients with non-high risk neuroblastoma. Sometimes a tumor may not need treatment until it progresses. In this case, observation may be sufficient. Measuring biomarkers in tumor cells may help plan when effective treatment is necessary and what the best treatment is. Response and biology-based risk factor-guided therapy may be effective in treating patients with non-high risk n ...

Conditions: Ganglioneuroblastoma, Localized Resectable Neuroblastoma, Localized Unresectable Neuroblastoma, Neuroblastoma

Dose-Escalated Photon IMRT or Proton Beam Radiation Therapy Versus Standard-Dose Radiation Therapy and Temozolomide in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

NCT02179086

This randomized phase II trial studies how well dose-escalated photon intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or proton beam radiation therapy works compared with standard-dose radiation therapy when given with temozolomide in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays and other types of radiation to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Specialized radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor may kill more tumor cel ...

Conditions: Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma, Adult Glioblastoma, Adult Gliosarcoma

Extracorporeal Photopheresis for Medicare Recipients of Lung Allografts

NCT02181257

The primary aims of this study is to determine the efficacy and tolerability of Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) for the treatment of either refractory (240) or newly diagnosed (400-450) Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS) in patients after lung transplantation.In compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) decision, the study will collect specified demographic, comorbidity, treatment, and outcome data exclusively for Medic ...

Conditions: Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS)

Diuretic Comparison Project

NCT02185417

The purpose of this study is to determine whether chlorthalidone is more effective than hydrochlorothiazide at preventing cardiovascular outcomes in Veterans over age 65 with hypertension. Both medications are thiazide-type diuretics that have been used for more than 50 years and are considered first-line treatment for hypertension. Patients currently prescribed hydrochlorothiazide will be randomized to either continue taking hydrochlorothiazide or to receive chlorthalidone, and followed for maj ...

Conditions: Hypertension

Genetic Testing in Screening Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been or Will Be Removed by Surgery (The ALCHEMIST Screening Trial)

NCT02194738

This ALCHEMIST trial studies genetic testing in screening patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been or will be removed by surgery. Studying the genes in a patient's tumor cells may help doctors select the best treatment for patients that have certain genetic changes.

Conditions: Lung Adenocarcinoma, Lung Large Cell Carcinoma, Resectable Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Stage IB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage II Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7, Stage II Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIA Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIA Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIB Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIB Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIIA Lung Non-Small Cell Cancer AJCC v7, Stage IIIA Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v7
Phase: Not Applicable

Crizotinib in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been Removed by Surgery and ALK Fusion Mutations (An ALCHEMIST Treatment Trial)

NCT02201992

This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make it very active and important for tumor cell growth and progression. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the ALK protein from working. Crizotinib may be an effective treatment for patients with non-sma ...

Conditions: ALK Gene Rearrangement, ALK Gene Translocation, ALK Positive, Stage IB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7, Stage IIA Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7, Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7

Dabrafenib and Trametinib Followed by Ipilimumab and Nivolumab or Ipilimumab and Nivolumab Followed by Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Treating Patients With Stage III-IV BRAFV600 Melanoma

NCT02224781

This phase III trial studies how well initial treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab followed by dabrafenib and trametinib works and compares it to initial treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib followed by ipilimumab and nivolumab in treating patients with stage III-IV melanoma that contains a mutation known as BRAFV600 and cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the canc ...

Conditions: Metastatic Melanoma, Recurrent Melanoma, Stage III Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v7, Stage IIIA Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v7, Stage IIIB Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v7, Stage IIIC Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v7, Stage IV Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v6 and v7, Unresectable Cutaneous Melanoma

A Multicenter, Multinational, Observational Morquio A Registry Study (MARS)

NCT02294877

The objectives of this program are: to characterize and describe the Mucopolysaccharidosis IV type A (MPS IVA) population as a whole, including the heterogeneity, progression, and natural history of MPS IVA; to evaluate the long-term effectiveness and safety of Vimizim®, including, but not limited to, the occurrence of serious hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis, and changes in antibody status; to help the medical community with the development of recommendations for monitoring MPS IVA patie ...

Conditions: Mucopolysaccharidosis IV Type A, Morquio A Syndrome, MPS IVA