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Does Exercise and Heat Increase the Lightsensibility in Patients With Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2002 by Bispebjerg Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Bispebjerg Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: October 10, 2006
Last verified: December 2002
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of exercise and heat on the light sensibility of patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria

Condition Intervention
Erythropoietic Protoporphyria Behavioral: exercise Behavioral: heat Procedure: red light illumination

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Bispebjerg Hospital:

Study Start Date: January 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria: erythropoietic protoporphyria, age 14 to 70.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not able to exercise
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00206869

Contact: Hans C Wulf, MD, Sci +45 35313155

Bispebjerg Hospital Recruiting
Copenhagen, Copenhagen NV, Denmark, 2400
Contact: Hans C Wulf, MD, Sci    +45 35313155   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bispebjerg Hospital
Study Director: Hans C Wulf, MD, Sci Bispebjerg Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00206869     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF 01-169/02
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: October 10, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Protoporphyria, Erythropoietic
Porphyrias, Hepatic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on September 20, 2017