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Otorhinolaryngological diseases

In Ukraine, the Prevalence of otorhinolaryngological diseases, such as acute rhinitis, rhinosinusitis and nasopharyngitis has reached 489.9 patients per 10,000 population, and the Incidence shows 5-15 cases per 1000 population depending on the season. Such patients are 60-65% of all outpatients of otorhinolaryngologìsts. Read more

Standardization of medical care

The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 30.06.2015 № 396 “On the approval and implementation of medical and technological documents on standardization of medical care for acute inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract and ear”. Read more


Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 393 recruiting clinical trials for otorhinolaryngological diseases, including 56 Phase I and 25 Phase IV trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 163, China – 67, France – 31 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland – 6, the Russian Federation – 4, the Czech Republic – 3 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine: Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 1; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trials.

The recruiting Phase III clinical trial for nasal polyps is conducted on 5 clinical sites in 5 cities. The country experience includes 6 Phase II and III clinical trials for otorhinolaryngological diseases totally conducted on 17 clinical sites in 11 cities (accounted sites for 5 of the 6 trials). The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kharkiv/Kyiv – 4, Odesa – 3, Poltava/Zaporizhia – 2 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kharkiv – 6, Kyiv – 2, the other cities – 1 site.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 100 recruiting clinical trials, including 13 Phase I trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 43, Australia – 9, China/France – 8 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland only – 1 recruiting clinical trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, there are 4 recruiting clinical trials, including 3 Phase I trials.
  • World leaders: China – 2, the United Kingdom/the USA – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.

clinical trials for оtorhinolaryngological diseases incl adults in CEE


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 100 recruiting clinical trials for otorhinolaryngological diseases, including 7 Phase I and 14 Phase IV trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 45, China – 7, the United Kingdom – 6 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland – 2, Croatia/Hungary/Serbia/Ukraine – 1 recruiting trial.
  • Ukraine: Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 1; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trials.

No data in the Registry about the trial sites/cities participating in the recruiting Phase III clinical trial for ragweed-induced allergic rhinitis/rhinoconjunctivitis. The country experience includes 3 Phase III clinical trials for otorhinolaryngological diseases totally conducted on 7 clinical sites in 7 cities (accounted sites for 2 of the 3 trials): Chernivtsi, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Poltava, Odesa, Sumy, Vinnytsia.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 26 recruiting clinical trials, including 2 Phase I trials.
  • World leaders: USA – 11, France – 3, China/the United Kingdom – 2 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, there is only 1 recruiting Phase II clinical trial conducted in the USA.

clinical trials for оtorhinolaryngological diseases incl children in CEE


Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 93 recruiting observational studies for otorhinolaryngological diseases, including 10 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 40, Germany – 8, Canada/China – 7 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders:Austria/the Czech Republic/Hungary/Poland/Slovenia – 1 recruiting study.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 52 recruiting observational studies for otorhinolaryngological diseases, including 4 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 27, Germany – 8, Canada – 3 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/Hungary/Poland/Slovenia – 1 recruiting study.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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