Collection of Liver Tissue for Virologic Studies
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005936|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 7, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2008
This study will examine liver tissue to investigate the role of viral infections in fulminant hepatitis, liver failure, and profound bone marrow failure.
All patients who are undergoing liver biopsy or liver transplantation may participate in this study. For patients undergoing liver biopsy, a small piece of liver tissue will be taken from the sample collected during the scheduled biopsy. For patients undergoing liver transplantation, a small piece of tissue will be collected from the diseased liver that is to be removed.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||Collection of Liver Tissue for Virologic Studies|
|Study Start Date :||June 2000|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2002|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00005936
|United States, Maryland|
|National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|