Young Women’s Health Study

Official Title
An Intervention Study about Primary Care Algorithms for Early Identification of Young Women with von Willebrand Disease
Purpose

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are seeking volunteers to be a part of a study looking at how to best screen for bleeding disorders in young women.

Participants will be asked to undergo a finger prick blood test and complete questionnaires. If their survey answers suggest they have heavy menses or abnormal bleeding, they will also be asked to have a blood draw on the same day.

Could this study be right for you?
  • Are 9 to 21 years old
  • Have had your first menstrual cycle
Age Range
9 - 21

Studying a New Method to Evaluate Blood Flow in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Official Title
Radiotracer Imaging of Lower Extremity Skeletal Muscle Perfusion in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to study a new method to evaluate blood flow to the calves and feet. We hope this information can help evaluate the effectiveness of treatments and predict clinical outcomes. Participants will be required to attend one (2 hr) session at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Could this study be right for you?

-Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) OR leg symptoms, such as muscle pain or cramping AND/OR foot wound that has required medical consultation Healthy volunteers - must be at least 40 years of age - no history of cardiovascular disease (including high blood pressure) - no history of diabetes mellitus - non-smoker - normal BMI

Age Range
40 and up

Biomarkers of Sickle Cell Lung Disease -BOLD

Official Title
Biomarkers of Sickle Cell Lung Disease -BOLD
Purpose

This is a study to determine risk factors for developing lung disease in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). Specifically we are researching factors that lead to the development of Acute Chest Syndrome, a pneumonia-like illness that affects many children with SCD.

Could this study be right for you?

--Diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
--under the age of 19