Hepatocellular Research Registry

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2010 by Vanderbilt University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vanderbilt University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00178893
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: August 20, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
  Purpose

This is a registry of human hepatocytes (liver cells) for research purposes.


Condition
Hepatocytes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: CellzDirect: Hepatocellular Research Registry

Further study details as provided by Vanderbilt University:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Hepatocytes


Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: April 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Detailed Description:

Patients scheduled for partial hepatectomy/liver surgery are asked permission to use their discarded liver tissue for purposes of studying:

  1. how drugs/medicines affect the liver and
  2. the effects of storing liver cells in the cold or freezing.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Any patient having liver resection operation.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persons undergoing partial hepatectomy/liver surgery for any reason.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persons with known HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), or hepatitis C virus (HCV)
  • A diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma without negative serologies
  • A diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma, where the total bilirubin has ever been greater or equal to 3.0
  • The presence of a biliary drainage tube
  • Active sepsis
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00178893

Contacts
Contact: Stephanie N Logan, RN, BSN 615-936-8421 stephanie.n.logan@Vanderbilt.edu

Locations
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University Recruiting
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-4753
Contact: Stephanie N Logan, RN, BSN    615-936-8421    stephanie.n.logan@vanderbilt.edu   
Principal Investigator: Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI Vanderbilt University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sunil K. Geevarghese. MD, MSCI, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00178893     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 040220
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: August 20, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014