Prevalence of Liver Fibrosis and Progression of Liver Fibrosis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2010 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Swiss HIV Cohort Study
Information provided by:
University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01208376
First received: September 22, 2010
Last updated: September 27, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
  Purpose

Little is known about the clinical significance of chronic alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevation in HIV-infected patients without hepatitis B and C coinfection. Study aim is first to evaluate the prevalence of liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in HIV-infected patients with chronic ALT elevation and no chronic viral hepatitis using non-invasive diagnostic tests and second to find associated factors with significant fibrosis and cirrhosis. In a second longitudinal part we intend to assess fibrosis progression within 1 and 3 years.


Condition Intervention
HIV Infection and Chronic Alanine Aminotransferase Elevation
Other: Fibroscan

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Liver Fibrosis and Progression of Liver Fibrosis in HIV-infected, Hepatitis C (HCV) and Hepatitis B (HBV) Seronegative Patients With Chronic Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) Elevation

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: October 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2014
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
unexplained chronic ALT elevation
Case patients: HIV-infected, unexplained chronic alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevation
Other: Fibroscan
Fibroscan and Serum Fibrose-marker
Other Name: Fibroscan and Serum Fibrose-marker
always normal ALT
Control patients: HIV-infected, always normal ALT values
Other: Fibroscan
Fibroscan and Serum Fibrose-marker
Other Name: Fibroscan and Serum Fibrose-marker

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

HIV-infected, hepatitis B and C seronegative Patients With Chronic alanine aminotransferase (ALT) Elevation

Criteria

Inclusion criteria: Case patients:

  • HIV-1 infection
  • no hepatitis B and C coinfection
  • chronic alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevation after 1.1.2007
  • signed informed consent
  • no other common cause of liver disease

Control patients:

  • HIV-infection
  • no hepatitis B and C coinfection
  • no ALT elevation after 1.1.2002, the date when ALT values were regularly collected in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS)
  • no known chronic liver disease

Exclusion criteria: please see inclusion criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01208376

Contacts
Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich Not yet recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Helen Kovari Kramer, MD    0041 44 255 11 11    helen.kovari@usz.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Swiss HIV Cohort Study
Investigators
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Kovari Kramer Helen, MD, University Hospital Zurich, Division of Infectious Diseases
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01208376     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHCS 625
Study First Received: September 22, 2010
Last Updated: September 27, 2010
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Fibrosis
HIV Infections
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
Pathologic Processes
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
Virus Diseases

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