Pediatric Liver Database

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2011 by Medical College of Wisconsin
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00677625
First received: May 9, 2008
Last updated: June 21, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to collect data to examine and characterize the clinical outcomes of pediatric patients diagnosed with any liver disease at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.


Condition
Liver Disease
Liver Transplant

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Database

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Medical College of Wisconsin:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: June 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
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These child subjects have some form of liver disease (including those who need a liver transplant) or have already had a liver transplant.

Detailed Description:

In this study, medical information which is routinely obtained on children with any liver diseases, or children who have had a liver transplant will be entered into a database. No extra tests are done for participating in this study, and no extra visits to the doctor are required. The clinical data collected is then entered into a database and followed longitudinally. The information obtained from this study will help researchers learn more about pediatric liver disease, therefore providing better routine clinical treatment.

  Eligibility

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

All child subjects will be recruited from the Hepatology Clinic at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age
  • newly diagnosed with a liver disease, currently listed for liver transplant, or who are being considered for liver transplantation and evaluated
  • receive a liver transplant prior to their eighteenth birthday

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients decline participation.
  • Patients have no liver diseases.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00677625

Contacts
Contact: Grzegorz Telega, MD 414-266-3690 gtelega@mcw.edu
Contact: Vincent F Biank, MD 414-266-3690 vbiank@mcw.edu

Locations
United States, Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Recruiting
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
Contact: Grzegorz Telega, MD    414-266-3690    gtelega@mcw.edu   
Contact: Vincent F Biank, MD    414-266-3690    vbiank@mcw.edu   
Principal Investigator: Grzegorz Telega, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Vincent F Biank, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jose Franco, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical College of Wisconsin
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Grzegorz Telega, MD Medical College of Wisconsin
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Grzegorz Telega/Principal Investigator, Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00677625     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHW 03/64 HRRC 188-03
Study First Received: May 9, 2008
Last Updated: June 21, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Medical College of Wisconsin:
Liver
Transplant

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 01, 2014