Elimination of Protein-bound Uremic Retention Solutes by Prometheus Artificial Hepatic System Versus Conventional Dialysis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00262353
(study never started because of safety alerts in literature regarding the topic to be examined)
Comparison of the efficacy of dialysis by conventional dialysis versus Prometheus artificial hepatic system
Condition or disease
Renal Failure, Chronic
Device: Dialysis with different artificial devices
After inclusion, patients will be dialysed with low-flux artificial kidneys. 1 week of dialysis exists of 3 days of dialysis. In week 4, day 2, patients will be treated once with the Prometheus artificial hepatic system or with high-flux dialysis. The other days low-flux kidneys will be used. Week 5 and 6 are a wash-out period. Week 7 is identical to week 4 but the other system than in week 4 is used. Blood samples are taken at regular moments in week 3, week 4 (day 2) and week 7 (day 2).
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