Study of Magnesium Sulfate in Children With Reduced Bone Density Secondary to Chronic Cholestatic Liver Disease
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00007033|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 7, 2000
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2009
I. Determine the role of magnesium deficiency in the pathogenesis of decreased serum vitamin D and reduced bone density in children with chronic cholestatic liver disease.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Alagille Syndrome Cholestasis Biliary Atresia||Drug: magnesium gluconate Drug: magnesium sulfate||Not Applicable|
Patients receive magnesium sulfate IV over 1 hour on day 3. Patients then receive oral magnesium gluconate supplementation daily. Treatment with magnesium sulfate repeats once at 3-6 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||25 participants|
|Study Start Date :||October 2000|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00007033
|United States, Ohio|
|Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati|
|Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229-3039|
|Study Chair:||James Heubi||Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati|