Treatment for Solid Organ Transplant

Waitlist Available · 18+ · All Sexes · Los Angeles, CA

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About the trial for Solid Organ Transplant

Treatment Groups

This trial involves a single treatment. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.


This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
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for a transplant at our hospital, UCLA People who need a transplant must find a donor who is not local. show original
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: 30 days post-transplant
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: 30 days post-transplant.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Solid Organ Transplant. Measurement will happen over the course of 24 hours post-transplant.

Absence of moderate to severe primary graft dysfunction (left or right ventricle)
Percentage of subjects without moderate to severe primary graft dysfunction (left or right ventricle)
Quantify Hemodynamic parameters
Percentage of Cardiac index, cardiac output, blood pressure, mean arterial pressure, pulmonary artery pressure, left atrial pressure, right atrial pressure, right ventricular pressure, stroke volume and ejection fraction
Incidence of antibody mediated rejection
Percentage of subjects with no antibody mediated rejection in the first 30 days after transplant.
Incidence of acute cellular rejection
Percentage of subjects without acute cellular rejection in the first 30 days after transplant

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
F. E.
Prof. Fardad Esmailian, Professor of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Are there any geographic restrictions to consider when applying for this trial?

Patients from any state can participate in this trial, so long as they are able to attend all treatment sessions.

Will my insurance cover participating in this trial?

In order to understand how insurance coverage works for this trial, you will need to contact the study coordinator.

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