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Correlation of Urinary Kallikrein With Cytokines, Proteinuria and Renal Function in Chronic Renal Disease Patients

This study has been completed.
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2006
Last updated: March 22, 2007
Last verified: October 2006
Urinary kallikrein excretion is known to increase in patients with nephrotic syndrome and sick cell disease, but decrease in patients with chronic kidney disease or uremia. Some of authors consider urinary kallikrein is a marker of nephropathy. To evaluate the possible role of kallikrein kinin system in chronic kidney disease, we conduct a retrospective longitudinal observation study. Patients who participating in the “Efficacy of Pentoxifylline on Chronic Kidney Disease” study are included in the study. The morning spot urinary kallikrein and cytokines are measured at the time point of 0 and 12 month in addition to clinical parameters. The correlation of urinary kallikrein and cytokine concentration will be evaluated. Using multiple regression model, the relationship of urinary kallikrein excretion with degree of proteinuria, creatinine clearance and other clinical parameter will also be evaluated.

Chronic Kidney Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Correlation of Urine Tissue Kallikrein Protein Level With Cytokines, Degree of Proteinuria and Renal Function Deterioration in Chronic Renal Disease Patients After Angiotensin II Receptor Blocking

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Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: October 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • During June 2004 and June 2005 who participate the clinical study "Efficacy of Pentoxifylline on Chronic Kidney Disease" ( Identifier: NCT00155246)and sign the informed consent.
  • Chronic kidney disease history > 3 months, Serum creatinine: 1.1~6.0 mg/dl in female. 1.3~6.2 mg/dl in male.
  • Initial Random urine protein (mg/dl) /creatinine (mg/dl) ratio > 0.5

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of allergy to pentoxifylline;
  • females are nursing or pregnant;
  • Obstructive uropathy;
  • Unable to stop chronic immunosuppressive therapy, NSAID;
  • Congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association functional class III or IV);
  • Unstable angina, myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, percutaneous coronary intervention, within the past 6 months prior to signing the informed consent form;
  • Cerebral hemorrhage within the past 6 months prior to signing the informed consent form;
  • Retinal hemorrhage within the past 6 months prior to signing the informed consent form;
  • Known or suspected secondary hypertension (e.g., primary aldosteronism, renovascular hypertension, pheochromocytoma);
  • Severe uncontrolled hypertension with SBP > 220 mmHg and/or DBP > 115 mmHg;
  • Hepatic dysfunction as defined by the following laboratory parameters: ALT or AST > 2 times the upper limit of the normal range;
  • Biliary obstructive disorders (e.g. cholestasis);
  • Active malignancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00395005

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Wen-Chih Chiang, MD National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00395005     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9561709146
Study First Received: October 31, 2006
Last Updated: March 22, 2007

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Renal function
Chronic kidney disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Urination Disorders
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Fertility Agents, Male
Fertility Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
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