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Effect of Malnutrition on the Prognosis in Hemodialysis Patients

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 March 2006 by University of Shizuoka.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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University of Shizuoka 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
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
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   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 identifier: NCT00307983

Contact: Hiromichi Kumagai, MD +81-54-264-5567

Maruyama Hospital Recruiting
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, 430
Contact: Takako Takita, MD    +81-53-473-6721   
Principal Investigator: Takako Takita, MD         
Iwata City Hospital Recruiting
Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan, 438-8550
Contact: Ryuichi Furuya, MD    +81-538-38-5053   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Shizuoka
Study Chair: Hiromichi Kumagai, MD University of Shizuoka
  More Information Identifier: NCT00307983     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CT2006002
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: March 27, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic processed this record on May 25, 2017