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High Blood Pressure clinical trials at UC Health

61 in progress, 23 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Experimental Inhaled Treprostinil For Pulmonary Hypertension due to COPD

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 30-week, adaptive cross-over study, with a Treatment Period of approximately 26 weeks under the Original Design or, if applicable, a 17-week parallel study, with a Treatment Period of approximately 14 weeks under the Contingent Design.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Experimental Ralinepag for Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    Study ROR-PH-301, ADVANCE OUTCOMES, is designed to assess the efficacy and safety of ralinepag when added to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) standard of care or PAH-specific background therapy in subjects with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 1 PAH.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Effectiveness of the Experimental Medicine PB1046 for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    open to eligible people ages 18-79

    This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled, Phase 2 study to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of PB1046 at the optimally titrated dose after 16 weeks of treatment. Subjects will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to one of two parallel dose groups: a) high-dose group where PB1046 will be up-titrated from a 0.2 mg/kg minimally effective starting dose to a target high dose level of at least 1.2 mg/kg or higher to a maximally tolerated dose (MTD), or b) a low-dose group that will start at 0.2 mg/kg and remain at this minimally effective dose (MED) level with sham up-titration. The total treatment period will be comprised of 2 phases: 1) an initial 10 week dose titration phase in which weekly doses of PB1046 will be titrated (or sham titrated) up to a target dose level of at least 1.2 mg/kg or higher to the MTD, and 2) a maintenance of treatment phase that begins when subjects reach week 11 and continues for 6 weeks during which no further up-titration should occur.

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • A Study to Assess Whether Macitentan Delays Disease Progression in Children With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

    open to eligible people ages 2-17

    This is a prospective, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled, parallel group, group-sequential, event-driven Phase 3 study to evaluate efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics (PK) of macitentan in children.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • ABI-009, an mTOR Inhibitor, for Patients With Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    mTOR activation has been shown to be relevant in the development and progression of pulmonary hypertension. Inhibition of mTOR has been shown to reverse or regress pulmonary hypertension in animal models. ABI-009 is an albumin-bound mTOR inhibitor with improved penetration in lung tissue.

    at UCLA

  • Activity Trackers for Improving BP

    open to eligible people ages 8-30

    The study aims to determine if use of physical activity trackers coupled with provider feedback will increase awareness of young adults of their physical fitness and improve blood pressure levels. The goal of this pilot study is feasibility, with a secondary goal of examining potential effect sizes for planning purposes for a larger randomized controlled trial.

    at UCSF

  • ADAPT - A Patient Registry of the Real-world Use of Orenitram®

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This prospective, observational, multicenter, patient registry will follow patients who are receiving treatment with Orenitram for the treatment of PAH for up to 78 weeks from Orenitram initiation

    at UCLA UCSF

  • An Extension Study of Experimental PB1046 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension After Completing Study PB1046-PT-CL-0004

    open to eligible people ages 18-79

    This is a multi-center, Phase 2 Long-Term, Open Label Extension (OLE) Study to assess the safety and tolerability of PB1046 at an optimally titrated dose. This is a Long-Term, Open label Extension (OLE) Study for subjects with (PAH), having participated in double-blind Study PB1046-PT-CL-0004. The study will include adult subjects previously diagnosed with symptomatic PAH, who are receiving background clinician-directed therapy for PAH. During this period, subjects will continue to be followed for safety and tolerability, as well as for periodic efficacy, quality of life data and immunogenicity. The study will continue per the schedule of events until such time when PB1046 is able to be self-administered, becomes commercially available to the subjects in a particular country or region, or the sponsor terminates the study due to lack of efficacy, safety or other reasons.

    at UC Davis

  • Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project

    open to eligible females ages 12 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is severe) is effective and safe.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Clinical Study of Inhaled Experimental GB002 for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    This is a Phase 1B, randomized, participant- and investigator-blinded, placebo-controlled, multi-center clinical trial to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD), and biomarkers of inhaled GB002 in adults with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 1 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).

    at UC Davis UCSD

  • Comparing Ascites Relief In Two Standard Treatments: Large Volume Paracentesis Vs. Early Tips Using Viatorr Controlled Expansion Stents

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    For this study, the investigators will be collecting data based on patients' random selection to two different approved standard of care treatments for ascites: Subjects will get randomized into either Group A: Large Volume Paracentesis (LVP) with albumin infusion, or Group B: an early transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) procedure.

    at UCLA

  • Effect of Electro-Acupuncture on Blood Pressure

    open to eligible people ages 18-80

    Based on previous published research in animals, the investigators hypothesize that electroacupuncture (EA) will have a positive effect on hypertension.

    at UC Irvine

  • MyLife: A Digital Health Coaching Program

    open to eligible people ages 18-64

    Lifestyle behaviors such as sleep, diet, and physical activity, are implicated in a number of chronic conditions including hypertension, obesity, diabetes, heart failure, and obstructive sleep apnea. Research shows that despite awareness of this fact, patients at risk for lifestyle-related chronic diseases have difficulty adhering to lifestyle change recommendations made by their physicians, and face challenges when attempting to modify unhealthy behaviors. New technologies, such as wearable activity trackers and automated text messaging, are promising tools for monitoring and promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors among patients. This randomized controlled trial will evaluate the effect of a digital health program, which uses pre-medical post-baccalaureate or undergraduate health coaches, wearable activity trackers (Fitbit Charge 2), and mobile messaging, compared to wearable activity trackers (Fitbit Charge 2) alone in promoting lifestyle change among overweight and sedentary 18-64 year old patients recruited from UCLA Health primary care clinics.

    at UCLA

  • Oral Ifetroban to Treat Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) or SSc-associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    open to eligible people ages 18-80

    The purpose of this phase 2 multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, study is to assess the safety and efficacy of ifetroban in patients with diffuse cutaneous systemic SSc (dcSSc) or SSc-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSc-PAH).

    at UCLA

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network (PPHNet) Informatics Registry

    open to eligible people ages up to 21 years

    Patients are being asked to be in this research study because medical researchers hope that by gathering information about a large number of children with pulmonary hypertension over time, their understanding of the disease process will increase and lead to better treatment. Investigators believe that pulmonary hypertension in children is different than pulmonary hypertension in adults and this study will help us understand those differences.

    at UCSF

  • Pilot to Examine Risk and Feasibility of Remote Management of BP From Childhood Into Early Adulthood

    open to eligible people ages 13-30

    Hypertension is an increasingly common problem in children, especially among those who are obese or with diabetes and chronic kidney disease. This study is a pilot randomized controlled trial designed to test whether improved blood pressure control can be achieved with the use of remote home blood pressure monitoring in children with uncontrolled blood pressure.

    at UCSF

  • Pilot to Examine Risk and Feasibility of Remote Management of BP From CKD Through ESRD

    open to eligible people ages 16 years and up

    The transition from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to end-stage renal disease ESRD is a vulnerable and challenging period of time for patients and providers. Suboptimal control of blood pressure is known to be common in patients with the advanced stages of CKD, and may contribute to their elevated risk of progression to ESRD, cardiovascular morbidity, and mortality. This proposal is a pilot randomized controlled trial designed to test whether intensive blood pressure lowering is feasible and safe in patients with advanced CKD as they transition to ESRD.

    at UCSF

  • Preeclampsia Risk Assessment: Evaluation of Cut-offs to Improve Stratification

    open to eligible females ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to 1. Identify a cut-off for the ratio of the serum proteins soluble FMS-like Tyrosine Kinase 1 (sFLT-1) and placental growth factor (PlGF) that identifies women will who develop preeclampsia with severe features within 2 weeks of testing (clinically positive) from those who do not develop preeclampsia with severe features within 2 weeks of testing (clinically negative) among preterm pregnant women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. And 2. To validate the cut-off the ratio of sFLT-1 and PlGF and to validate the performance of the automated assays used to find the cut-off. Test performance includes positive predictive value, negative predictive value, sensitivity, and specificity. Subjects will provide blood, urine, and saliva samples at the time of enrollment. Samples will be frozen for batch assessment of sFLT-1 and PlGF levels by automated assays. Clinicians, subjects, and researchers will be blinded to protein level assessment, therefore assay results will not affect clinical management.

    at UCSF

  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry

    open to all eligible people

    The PHA Registry (PHAR) is a national study about people who have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). PHAR collects information from people with PAH and CTEPH who are cared for in participating PHA-accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers throughout the U.S. PHAR will determine how people with PAH and CTEPH are evaluated, tested, and treated, and will observe how well these participants do. The goal is to see if people with PH are treated according to recommended guidelines, and to see if there are certain factors that can lead to better or worse outcomes. PHAR will include information about people with PAH and CTEPH in the U.S. who are seen at participating PHA-accredited PH Care Centers. PHAR contains data about patient care and outcomes. Specifically, data in the PHAR includes information on diagnosis; clinical status; socioeconomic status; diagnosis test results; body size; treatment information; interest in participating in clinical trials; family health and social history; and information about smoking, alcohol, or drug use. Participants are followed over time, and provide updates such as changes in therapy, how often participants need to go to the hospital, and survival. Such information may help healthcare providers provide better care.

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Right Ventricular Pacing in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    In pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), progressive pulmonary vascular remodeling leads to supraphysiologic right ventricular (RV) afterload. Pharmacologic trials have shown that aggressive upfront treatment reversing pulmonary vascular remodeling successfully increases RV function and improves survival. To date, however, there are no proven treatments that target RV contractile function. Echocardiographic studies of RV dysfunction in the setting of pressure overload have demonstrated intra and interventricular dyssynchrony even in the absence of overt right bundle branch block (RBBB). Electrophysiologic studies of patients with chronic thromboembolic disease (CTEPH) at the time of pulmonary endarterectomy have shown prolongation of action potential and slowed conduction in the right ventricle which has correlated with echocardiographic measures of dyssynchrony. Cardiac MRI measures of RV strain in patients with PAH demonstrated simultaneous initiation of RV and left ventricular (LV) contraction, but delayed peak RV strain suggesting that interventricular dyssynchrony is a mechanical rather than electrical phenomenon. Prior studies of RV dysfunction in an animal model, computer model, congenital heart disease, and CTEPH have suggested acute hemodynamic benefits of RV pacing. However, RV pacing has not been studied in patients with PAH. Furthermore, it remains unclear if pacing particular regions of the RV can achieve a hemodynamic benefit and what cost this hemodynamic improvement may incur with regards to myocardial energetics and wall stress. Therefore, the investigators propose to examine RV electrical activation in PAH, map the area of latest activation, and then evaluate the hemodynamic and energetic effects of RV pacing in these patients.

    at UCSF

  • Self-management of Blood Pressure Medication for Hypertensive Veterans

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Hypertension is the most common medical problem among US Veterans. Treatment is available and effective, but control rates remain under 75%. While blood pressure control has traditionally been achieved through sequential visits and medication changes initiated by providers during office-based care, self-monitoring and self-management of blood pressure medication is an important strategy that would empower Veterans to achieve better control of blood pressure. The health impacts of better systems for treatment of hypertension are significant, including decreased rates of cardiovascular and kidney disease. This two-site clinical trial will randomize 400 Veterans to either usual blood pressure care or a self-management strategy in which patient-driven self-management of blood pressure medications will be taught and used over the course of 1 year.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Study Comparing the Effects of Latanoprostene Bunod and Timolol on Retinal Blood Vessel Density and Visual Acuity

    open to eligible people ages 40-90

    The purpose of this research study is to compare the effect of Latanoprostene Bunod and Timolol on eye pressure and blood vessels of the back of the eye.

    at UCSD

  • Tailored Drug Titration Using Artificial Intelligence

    open to eligible people ages 21-80

    The purpose of the ARTERY Outcomes study is to compare optima-for-blood pressure (optima4BP), a clinical decision support system for hypertension (HTN) treatment optimization to standard of care in patients with essential HTN.

    at UCSF

  • A Registry for Patients Taking Uptravi

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a US multi-center, prospective, real world, observational drug registry enrolling patients actively treated with Uptravi. Participating patients will be followed prospectively for a maximum of 18 months from the date of enrollment into the registry.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • A Research Study to Test the Safety and Effectiveness of Experimental Treatment With Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Pulmonary Fibrosis

    “This study aims to find out if the study drug, nitric oxide, may help treat pulmonary fibrosis (PF).”

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled dose escalation and verification study to assess the safety and efficacy of pulsed iNO versus placebo in subjects at risk for pulmonary hypertension associated with pulmonary fibrosis on long term oxygen therapy.

    at UC Davis UCLA

  • A Study in Participants With Sarcoidosis-associated Pulmonary Hypertension (SAPH) to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Selexipag

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    Oral selexipag is commercially available in several countries for the treatment of a particular group of pulmonary hypertension (PH) called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The aim of the present study is to investigate whether selexipag could be helpful to treat patients with another form of PH called sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension (SAPH).

    at UC Davis UCLA

  • A Study of Selexipag as Add-On Treatment to Standard of Care in Children With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether the addition of selexipag to standard of care treatment delays disease progression in children with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) in comparison to placebo.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • A Study of Selexipag Assessing Right Ventricular Remodeling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of the study is to assess the effects of selexipag on right ventricular (RV) function in participants with Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    at UCSD UCSF

  • A Study of Sotatercept for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Study A011-09 is designed to assesses the efficacy and safety of sotatercept (ACE-011) relative to placebo in adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Eligible participants will receive study treatment for 6 months in the Placebo-Controlled Treatment Period, and then will be eligible to enroll into an 18- month Extension Period during which all participants will receive sotatercept. All treated patients will be also undergo follow-up period after last study drug treatment.

    at UCSF

  • A Study of the Long-Term Effectiveness and Safety of Experimental Ralinepag for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    Study ROR-PH-303, ADVANCE EXTENSION, is an open-label extension (OLE) study for participants with WHO Group 1 PAH who have participated in another Phase 2 or Phase 3 study of ralinepag.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Macitentan 75 mg in Inoperable or Persistent/Recurrent Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of macitentan 75 mg versus placebo on exercise capacity at Week 28 in participants with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).

    at UCSD

  • A Study To Evaluate Safety And Efficacy Of IV Sildenafil In The Treatment Of Neonates With Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will evaluate whether IV sildenafil can reduce the time on inhaled nitric oxide treatment and reduce the failure rate of available treatments for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study to Find Out if Selexipag is Effective and Safe in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension When the Disease is Inoperable or Persistent/Recurrent After Surgery and/or International Treatment

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Selexipag is available in many countries for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Due to the similarities between PAH and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and the observed efficacy of other PAH medicines in CTEPH, it is believed that selexipag could benefit to patients with CTEPH. This study aims to assess the efficacy and safety of selexipag in subjects with inoperable or persistent/recurrent CTEPH.

    at UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • AI Activity Study in Patients With Elevated Blood Pressure

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    In this pilot RCT, a total of 40 adults with hypertension will be randomized to either an artificial intelligence (AI) physical activity intervention group or an active control group with a 1 to 1 ratio after completing a 2-week run-in period and 4-week training. The AI intervention group will receive an automated and personalized daily step goal intervention involving a sophisticated activity analytics algorithm using advanced statistics and machine learning, while the active control group will receive a standardized and fixed 10,000 daily steps goal. Both groups will receive an identical smartphone app (app content differs between the two groups) and ActiGraph GT9X Link to assess objectively measured physical activity (primary outcome) during the study period.

    at UCSF

  • Ambrisentan in Patients With Porto-pulmonary Hypertension A Multicenter Open Label Trial

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is an Open Label, Multicenter, pilot clinical trial to assess the efficacy and safety of an oral selective Endothelin Receptor Antagonist (ambrisentan) in patients with portopulmonary hypertension. Preliminary evidence suggests that ambrisentan is safe and effective in patients with portopulmonary hypertension. The goal of therapy for these patients is to improve symptoms of dyspnea and to improve pulmonary hemodynamics to a mean pulmonary artery pressure <35 mm Hg in order to make patients eligible for liver transplantation. Therefore, the primary endpoints for this study will include 6 minute walk distance (6MWD) and pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR). Eligible subjects will receive 5 mg ambrisentan once-daily for the first 4 weeks. After the initial 4-week period, investigators will increase study drug dose to 10 mg once daily (both 5 mg and 10 mg doses are FDA approved). If 10 mg is not tolerated in the opinion of investigator, then the investigator may decrease the dose back to 5 mg once daily. Primary outcome is a change in both the 6MWD and in PVR from baseline to Week 24. Subjects will be monitored with liver function tests (LFT) every 2 weeks for the first 8 weeks, then every 4 weeks thereafter. These safety laboratory tests may be performed at a local phlebotomy laboratory or at the Investigator clinic. In addition, the Investigator will assess each subject for safety and efficacy at Week 4, Week 12, and Week 24. Following Week 24, subjects will be assessed for safety and efficacy every 12 weeks. Patients will be followed for a total of 1 year. After 1 year, if the Investigator feels that continuing the treatment will be beneficial to the patients, they will be provided with ambrisentan by Gilead Pharmaceuticals, free of charge.

    at UCSD

  • An Open Label Extension Study to Evaluate Inhaled Treprostinil in Adult PH With ILD Including CPFE

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multicenter, open-label trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of inhaled treprostinil in subjects with pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with interstitial lung disease (ILD) including combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE). The study will include about 266 patients who completed all required assessments in the RIN-PH-201 study at approximately 100 clinical trial centers. The study will continue Your participation in this study is voluntary and will last until you discontinue from the study or the study ends. The study will continue until each subject reaches the Week 108 visit or until inhaled treprostinil become commercially available for patients with PH associated with ILD including CPFE (whichever is sooner).

    at UC Davis UCSD UCSF

  • An Open-Label Extension Trial of UT-15C SR in Subjects With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study provides, or continues to provide, UT-15C SR (treprostinil diethanolamine) to eligible patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension who have completed protocols TDE-PH-202, TDE-PH-203, TDE-PH-205, TDE-PH-301, TDE-PH-302, TDE-PH-308 studies or any additional UT-15C SR clinical protocols evaluating subjects with PAH. The study assesses the long term safety of UT-15C and the effect of continued treatment with UT-15C on exercise capacity after one year of treatment.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSD UCSF

  • An Open-Label, Long-Term Study of Oral Treprostinil in Subjects With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is an international, multi-center, open-label study designed to provide oral treprostinil (UT-15C) to eligible subjects with pulmonary arterial hypertension who have completed the TDE-PH-310 study. The purpose of this study is to assess the long-term safety of UT-15C and to assess the effects of long-term treatment with UT-15C on exercise capacity.

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Clinical Study to Assess the Long-term Safety and Tolerability of ACT 064992 in Patients With Symptomatic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The main objective of the AC 055 303/SERAPHIN OL study, which will follow the AC 055 302/SERAPHIN study, will be to assess the long-term safety and tolerability of ACT 064992 in patients with symptomatic PAH.

    at UCSD

  • Cut Your Blood Pressure 3

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The recently published LA Barbershop in the New England Journal of Medicine (Victor et al. N Engl J Med 2018; 378: 1291-301) solid evidence of the efficacy of a pharmacist-led medication management intervention to reduce blood pressure in black men that patronize barbershops. One of the most significant logistical inefficiencies of the LA Barbershop Study was the amount of time the pharmacists spent driving for face-to-face visits with participants. On average, each round trip was 40 miles and pharmacists drove 2 hours per day. By using telemedicine, the study team can minimize the number of face-to-face in-person visits and increase pharmacist efficiency by 25%. the study team aim to increase the scalability of our novel, evidence-based barbershop model by addressing this inefficiency with the pilot study. In the LA Barbershop trial, each participant averaged 7 in-person visits in 6 months. the study team found that the initial in-person visits between the pharmacist, barber, and patron were essential for establishing trust as well as obtaining baseline electrolyte and serum creatinine levels (with our validated point-of-care device, iSTAT). However, once rapport has been established and blood pressure control achieved, the study team postulate that the effect can be maintained remotely with telemedicine. Our data indicate that most patients' can achieve their blood pressure goal in 3 months or less. the study team propose replacing additional in-person visits with telemonitoring (via Skype or FaceTime) at this juncture, provided blood chemistries are stable. the study team plan to pilot this in 20 patients from 2 to 3 barbershops for 12 months.

    at UCLA

  • CXA-10 Study in Subjects With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is a Phase 2, multicenter, open-label extension (OLE) of study CXA-10-301, to evaluate the long term safety and efficacy of daily dosing of CXA-10.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Effects of Netarsudil and Timolol on Retinal Blood Vessel Density and Visual Acuity

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    The purpose of this research study is to compare the effect of Netarsudil and Timolol on eye pressure and blood vessels of the back of the eye.

    at UCSD

  • Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension

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    The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiology of pulmonary hypertension in individuals with HIV infection and to investigate its pathogenesis. We propose to conduct a prospective observational cohort study to determine the association between highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and viral suppression in HIV-infected patients who have been identified to have pre-clinical pulmonary hypertension (Aim 1). In addition, we will investigate the mechanistic role of the HIV-1 Nef protein and HHV-8 infection in the development and progression of pulmonary hypertension in individuals with HIV (Aim 2). We will also investigate endothelial function in HIV-infected patients with pulmonary hypertension (Aim 3).

    at UCSF

  • Evaluation of an Electronic CKD Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) in Clinical Care

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    The investigators propose a three-arm, pragmatic, cluster-randomized clinical trial based in primary care. Participating Primary Care Providers (PCPs) will be randomized to usual care or one of two intervention arms. The first intervention will evaluate the efficacy of an automated CDSS that utilizes the electronic health record (EHR) to facilitate triple marker test ordering, guideline implementation and BP management, compared with usual care, among patients with previous documentation of eGFRcreat <60 ml/min/1.73m2. The second intervention goes a step further, and will evaluate whether a CDSS plus a follow-up telephone call from a pharmacist (CDSS PLUS) can improve BP management and patient CKD and NSAID toxicity knowledge among the patients with CKD, compared with CDSS alone. The primary clinical outcome is BP level, with secondary outcomes related to processes of care and patient knowledge.

    at UCSF

  • EXPEDITE: A Study of Remodulin Induction Followed by Orenitram Optimization to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is a multicenter, open-label study to evaluate the dose of Orenitram® (treprostinil) Extended Release Tablets achieved at 16 weeks after a short-term course of Remodulin® (treprostinil) Injection in subjects with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Extended Access Program to Assess Long-term Safety of Bardoxolone Methyl in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension RANGER

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This extended access study will assess the long-term safety and tolerability of bardoxolone methyl in qualified patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) who previously participated in controlled clinical studies with bardoxolone methyl.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSD

  • Extension Study for Participants in LIQ861 Trials to Evaluate the Long-term Safety of Dry Powder Inhalation of Treprostinil

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    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety of LIQ861 in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    at UC Davis

  • FibroScan™ in Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Disease (FORCE)

    Sorry, currently not accepting new patients, but might later

    Noninvasive monitoring of liver fibrosis is an unmet need within the clinical management of pediatric chronic liver disease. While liver biopsy is often used in the initial diagnostic evaluation, subsequent biopsies are rarely performed because of inherent invasiveness and risks. This study will evaluate the role of non-invasive FibroScan™ technology to detect and quantify liver fibrosis.

    at UCSF

  • Human Sodium Balance Study

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    The overall objective of this study is to examine how dietary sodium is used by the body. In a racially diverse sample of adults, the investigators will examine the effects of high and low dietary sodium intake on the storage and excretion of sodium and determine whether sodium distribution affects blood pressure. This has implications for how investigators interpret studies that use urine biomarkers of sodium. Study findings about tissue sodium storage also have implications for managing hypertension and related conditions.

    at UCSD

  • Improving BP Control in Diverse Populations Using BP MAP

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    BP-MAP is a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to compare the effectiveness of BP lowering from a clinic-based quality improvement program with Full Support (dedicated practice facilitation) vs. a Self-Guided version of the program. The American Medical Association (AMA) developed the framework for the interventions.

    at UCSF

  • International BPA Registry

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    The International Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA) Registry is a prospective, multi-center, long-term observational project. Scheduled to start data collection in Q4 2017, the registry will run for approximately four years with a follow-up time for each patient of at least two years. Its primary objective is to investigate the efficacy and safety of BPA intervention in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) not amenable to pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA).

    at UCSD

  • Investigation of the Safety and Pharmacology of Dry Powder Inhalation of Treprostinil

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    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of LIQ861, a dry powder formulation of treprostinil, in patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). A secondary objective of this study is to evaluate the comparative bioavailability of treprostinil between two formulations of inhaled therapy.

    at UC Davis

  • Long Term Safety and Efficacy of Ralinepag in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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    This study is an open-label extension study to determine the long-term safety and tolerability of APD811 in patients with WHO Group 1 PAH who have completed the Phase 2 study, APD811-003. Patients must have completed the APD811-003 study and must meet eligibility criteria for APD811-007.

    at UC Davis UCLA

  • Long-term Safety and Efficacy Extension Trial of Bimatoprost SR

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    This study will evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of Bimatoprost SR in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension who completed 1 of the 4 Phase 3 Bimatoprost SR studies (192024-091, -092, -093, or -095) and received Bimatoprost SR.

    at UCSD

  • Outcome Study Assessing a 75 Milligrams (mg) Dose of Macitentan in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of this study is to demonstrate superiority of macitentan 75 milligrams (mg) in prolonging the time to the first clinical events committee (CEC)-adjudicated morbidity or mortality (M/M) event in participants with symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) compared to macitentan 10 mg.

    at UCLA

  • PRIMEx - A Study of 2 Doses of Oral CXA-10 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

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    This is a multicenter double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of 2 doses of CXA-10 on stable background therapy in 96 subjects 18 to 80 years of age with PAH.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • Riociguat in Patients With Operable CTEPH Prior to Pulmonary Endarterectomy (PEA Bridging Study)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre, multinational, prospective study in patients with operable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) prior to pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) with high preoperative pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR). Patients will be randomised in a 1:1 ratio to receive riociguat or matching placebo for 3 months before undergoing PEA. The primary objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of riociguat on preoperative PVR compared to placebo in patients with operable CTEPH.

    at UCSD

  • Telehealth Intervention for Improved Blood Pressure Control With Targeted Incentives

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Hypertension is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, global mortality, and ranks third among the causes of disability. Treatment of hypertension is relatively straightforward, but patient adherence to long-term self-care strategies is problematically low. Three important behaviors that individuals can adhere to in order to help lower their BP are 1) Taking medications as prescribed by a physician, 2) Monitoring BP at home, and 3) Limiting dietary sodium intake. Adherence to these behaviors is problematic and currently ranges from 25% to 50%; the present Phase I STTR study is aimed at addressing the behavioral barriers for adherence to these three activities with the help of mobile technology. In particular, this STTR will develop and test an incentive program delivered through a mobile health app to increase adherence to prescribed BP control regimens and precipitate reduction in BP.

    at UCSD

  • The Efficacy and Safety of Initial Triple Versus Initial Dual Oral Combination Therapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The objective of this clinical trial is to compare the efficacy and safety of an initial triple oral treatment regimen (macitentan, tadalafil, selexipag) versus an initial dual oral treatment regimen (macitentan, tadalafil, placebo) in newly diagnosed, treatment-naïve patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • TReatment Of Pulmonary HYpertension 1-US Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The objective of this study is to assess the safety, performance and initial effectiveness of the TIVUS™ System when used for pulmonary artery denervation through subjective and objective change in clinical parameters and haemodynamic evaluation. This is a prospective, multi-center, non-randomized, open-label clinical trail. The study will be conducted in up to 4 centers and will recruit up to 15 patients diagnosed with PAH, functional class III who have stable PAH on a stable drug regimen of two pulmonary arterial hypertension specific medications.

    at UCSD

  • TReatment of Pulmonary Hypertension Group II Study

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The objective of this study is to assess the safety and initial effectiveness of the TIVUS™ System when used for pulmonary artery denervation in group II PH patients through change in clinical parameters including hemodynamics, exercise tolerance, and quality of life. This is a prospective, multi-center, non-randomized, open-label clinical trail. The study will be conducted in up to 3 centers and will recruit up to 15 patients diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease that demonstrate combined pre and post capillary involvement with PVR>3 wood units.

    at UCSD UCSF

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