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Indocyangreen Elimination in Cirrhosis and Acute Liver Failure

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Heidelberg University Identifier:
First received: October 25, 2005
Last updated: October 8, 2010
Last verified: November 2008

Indocyangreen (ICG)is totally biliary eliminated and corresponds to hepatocyte function and liver perfusion.

The ICG-clearance will be evaluated as a prognostic marker in liver disease.

Condition Intervention
Acute Liver Failure
Liver Cirrhosis
Procedure: Indocyangreen (ICG) clearance

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the Indocyangreen Elimination as a Prognostic Marker in Decompensated Cirrhosis and Acute Liver Failure

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Further study details as provided by Heidelberg University:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
patients with acute liver failure or advanced liver disease will be studied. ICG-clearance will be correlated with established clinical scores and outcome.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute liver failure OR end-stage liver disease
  • normal hepatic perfusion by doppler ultrasound

Exclusion Criteria:

  • portal vein thrombosis
  • allergy to ICG or iodine
  • thyroid disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00245310

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, 69120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
Principal Investigator: Jens Encke, PD Dr. med. Heidelberg University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00245310     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LiMON
Study First Received: October 25, 2005
Last Updated: October 8, 2010

Keywords provided by Heidelberg University:
ICG clearance
liver cirrhosis
acute liver failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Failure
Liver Failure, Acute
Pathologic Processes
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatic Insufficiency processed this record on March 28, 2017