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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Decompression Sickness or Dysbarism
and you are
over 18
years old
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

The investigators hypothesize that membrane microparticles (MPs) are liberated into the blood stream in response to decompression stress and that certain MPs characteristics initiate inflammatory responses that contribute to the clinical syndrome the investigators call decompression sickness. The research goal is to evaluate the number, type and time-course for elevations in MPs in sport SCUBA divers who present for treatment of decompression sickness. Blood samples are to be taken from consenting patients before and after they undergo treatment for decompression sickness and at a follow-up clinic visit from 1 to 3 weeks later (three samples total).

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01587209. The sponsor of the trial is University of Pennsylvania and it is looking for 1 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Phase 1 Study Investigating Alterations of Circulating Microparticles in Scuba Divers With Decompression Sickness