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The Paired Donation Consortium Paired Donation Program

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00374400
First Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2008
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Collaborator:
The Paired Donation Consortium
Information provided by:
University of Cincinnati
  Purpose
The purpose of the protocol is to increase the number of living donor transplants by eliminating immune incompatibilities between donors and recipients through paired donation.

Condition
Kidney Transplant

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Paired Donation Consortium Paired Donation Program

Further study details as provided by University of Cincinnati:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Detailed Description:

The purpose of the protocol is to increase the number of living donor transplants by eliminating immune incompatibilities between donors and recipients through paired donation.

To increase the number of patients transplanted by paired donation by establishment of regional paired donation programs.

To develop educational programs for potential living donors and their recipient, as well as the opportunity for transplant professionals to increase acceptance of the PDC to maximize the opportunity for organ donation.

To identify and evaluate ethical and psychological factors that may influence the effects of paired donation on living kidney donation.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persons capable of providing written informed consent.
  • Each recipient must have one or more medically suitable donors who are either ABO-incompatible or HLA-incompatible.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persons with eligible, compatible donor.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00374400


Locations
United States, Ohio
Christ Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
The Paired Donation Consortium
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Steve Woodle, MD University of Cincinnati
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00374400     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PDC
First Submitted: September 8, 2006
First Posted: September 11, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2008
Last Verified: December 2007

Keywords provided by University of Cincinnati:
Kidney
Transplant
Paired donation
Living donor