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
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: August 20, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
This is a registry of human hepatocytes (liver cells) for research purposes.
||Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
||CellzDirect: Hepatocellular Research Registry
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
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Patients scheduled for partial hepatectomy/liver surgery are asked permission to use their discarded liver tissue for purposes of studying:
- how drugs/medicines affect the liver and
- the effects of storing liver cells in the cold or freezing.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Any patient having liver resection operation.
- Persons undergoing partial hepatectomy/liver surgery for any reason.
- 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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00178893
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-4753 |
|Contact: Stephanie N Logan, RN, BSN 615-936-8421 firstname.lastname@example.org |
|Principal Investigator: Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI |
||Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI
No publications provided
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014
||Sunil K. Geevarghese. MD, MSCI, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||September 12, 2005
||August 20, 2010
||United States: Institutional Review Board