Pruritus in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2012 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01727180
First received: November 12, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

We believe that knowing characteristics of uremic pruritus is the foundation to investigate its pathophysiology and offer better skin care for patients with chronic kidney disease. We therefore conducted this cross-sectional study to evaluate the characteristics of uraemic pruritus.


Condition Intervention
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Pruritus
Other: Questionnaire based on the McGill Pain Questionnaire

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: June 2011
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Chronic kidney disease Other: Questionnaire based on the McGill Pain Questionnaire
Interview questionnaire based on the short form of the McGill Pain Questionnaire

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with CKD stage 3 to 5D, followed-up in the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults older than 20 years old, with CKD stage 3 to 5D, with symptoms of pruritus.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who refused to answer the questionnaire or unable to understand the contents of the questionnaire.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01727180

Locations
Taiwan
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Recruiting
New Taipei City, Taiwan, 220
Contact: Wu    +886-2-89667000 ext 1164      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hon-Yen Wu, MD Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01727180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100047-E
Study First Received: November 12, 2012
Last Updated: November 12, 2012
Health Authority: Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Pruritus
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Signs and Symptoms
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Urologic Diseases

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