Swiss Kidney Stone Cohort (SKSC)
The SKSC is a continuous database with the objective of a standardized diagnosis and monitoring of patients with kidney stones as well as the establishment of a Biobank.
|Study Type:||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||10 Years|
|Official Title:||Swiss Kidney Stone Cohort (SKSC)|
- Epidemiological characterization [ Time Frame: 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Epidemiological characterization of kidney stone patients
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Whole blood; serum; urine
|Study Start Date:||December 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2023 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The objective of this study is multi-site, standardized observation and characterization of kidney stone patients.
Furthermore, an adequate structure should be established for the execution of studies with kidney stone patients, in order to then, if necessary, develop recommendations for useful monitoring or prophylactic measures, as well as new treatment options for kidney stone patients.
|USZ||Not yet recruiting|
|Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, CH-8091|
|Contact: Nilufar Mohebbi +41 44 255 11 11|
|Principal Investigator: Nilufar Mohebbi|