Effect of Malnutrition on the Prognosis in Hemodialysis Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2006 by University of Shizuoka.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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University of Shizuoka
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2006
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to examined the effect of malnutrition and/or inflammation on atherosclerosis and prognosis in hemodialysis.

Chronic Renal Failure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Effect of Malnutrition on the Prognosis in Hemodialysis Patients

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Further study details as provided by University of Shizuoka:

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: April 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2006
Detailed Description:
Malnutrition is known to affect their prognosis in hemodialysis patients. Furthermore, recent studies indicate that malnutrition is associated with inflammation and atherosclerosis in these patients. In this study we examine the effect of malnutrition and/or inflammation on atherosclerosis and 5-year survival rate in 600 hemodialysis patients.

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • hemodialysis for at least 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • disabled patients
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00307983

Contact: Hiromichi Kumagai, MD +81-54-264-5567 kumagai@u-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp

Maruyama Hospital Recruiting
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, 430
Contact: Takako Takita, MD    +81-53-473-6721    takako@mbox.co.jp   
Principal Investigator: Takako Takita, MD         
Iwata City Hospital Recruiting
Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan, 438-8550
Contact: Ryuichi Furuya, MD    +81-538-38-5053    r-furuya@isis.ocn.ne.jp   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Shizuoka
Study Chair: Hiromichi Kumagai, MD University of Shizuoka
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00307983     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CT2006002 
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: March 27, 2006
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Renal Insufficiency
Urologic Diseases

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