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Acute Haemodynamic Effects of Peritoneal Dialysis as Evaluated by Sphygmocor Technology

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: November 30, 2006
Last updated: December 19, 2007
Last verified: December 2007

Subjects with peritoneal dialysis are randomized to different groups. The different groups receive different intra-abdominal volumes and different glucose-concentrations.

The effects on blood pressure and other cardiovascular parameters (e.g. central blood pressure, augmentation index, ...) will be evaluated.

Condition Intervention
Peritoneal Dialysis
Procedure: Different abdominal volumes and different glucose-concentrations during peritoneal dialysis

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Acute Haemodynamic Effects of Peritoneal Dialysis as Evaluated by Sphygmocor Technology

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with peritoneal dialysis
  • Aged 18-80 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00407134

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Wim Van Biesen, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00407134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006/382
Study First Received: November 30, 2006
Last Updated: December 19, 2007 processed this record on May 25, 2017