Infections After Renal Transplantation: Diseases Pattern in Hong Kong

This study has been completed.
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Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00498017
First received: July 6, 2007
Last updated: June 14, 2011
Last verified: June 2011

July 6, 2007
June 14, 2011
July 2006
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Infections After Renal Transplantation: Diseases Pattern in Hong Kong
Infections After Renal Transplantation: Diseases Pattern in Hong Kong

Infections are the most feared complications developing in patient who had had kidney transplantation. The aim of this study is to document the local disease pattern among this group of patients.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Over a period of 4.5 years, between 1/1/2000 and 30/6/2005, there were totally 58 new cases in our renal transplantation clinic. 36 of them were male, 22 of them were female (Male to female ratio is 1.64:1). All were single-organ recipients. Majority of them (57/58 or 98.3%) were receiving their first renal transplantation, the only exception was a women receiving her second renal transplantation during the study period. Majority (57/48 or 98.3%) of them were cadaveric renal transplantation (CRT). One living-related renal transplantation (LDRT) had been performed in Hong Kong during the study period. Majority of the renal transplantation were performed in Mainland China (48/58 or 82.8%), whilst the remaining 10 operations (17.2%) were performed in Hong Kong.

  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Infection
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Completed
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December 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • All living-related or cadaveric renal transplantation episodes (including preemptive ones) performed in the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR), Mainland China or overseas during the period 1/1/2000 to 30/6/2005

Exclusion Criteria:

  • multiple organ recipients, incomplete records and lost to follow-up, including those cases who have been taken over by other renal centres
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18 Years and older
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China
 
NCT00498017
KW/EX/06-044, HARECCTR0500060
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Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
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Principal Investigator: Sze Kit Yuen, Dr Department of Medicine & Geriatrics, ICU, Caritas Medical Centre
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
June 2011

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