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Influence of Nutritional and Inflammational Status on Survival of 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 December 2006 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center Identifier:
First received: December 10, 2006
Last updated: December 11, 2006
Last verified: December 2006
prospective longitudinal measurements of nutritional status parameters (body composition by BIA, anthropometry and biochemical indexes), inflammatory response (CRP, inflammatory cytokines (IL-1, IL-6, IL-10),IGF-1, leptin and NOx blood levels) and morbidity and mortality data collection over 2 year period in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis.

Inflammation Body Composition

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: March 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2008

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female, age > 18 years, in chronic hemodialysis treatment at least 3 months
  • Stable and adequate hemodialysis treatment three months prior to participation in study as defined by Kt/V > 1.2 and/or hemodialysis performed 4 hours 3 times weekly
  • Patients with normal hydration status (edema-free), with no neuro-muscular diseases
  • Informed consent obtained before any trial-related activities

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with edema, pleural effusion or ascites at their initial assessment
  • Patients with active malignant disease or liver cirrhosis
  • Patients with neuro-muscular diseases
  • Patients on chronic treatment with steroids on doses > 10 mg/day Prednisone (or equivalent)
  • Patients treated with immunosuppressive agents
  • Patients suffering from

    • Acute vasculitis
    • Severe systemic infections
    • Heart failure (NYHA class III-IV)
  • The receipt of any investigational drug within 1 month prior to initiating of this study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00410137

Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center Recruiting
Zerifin, Israel, 70300
Contact: Ilia Beberashvili, MD    +972577346133   
Principal Investigator: Ilia Beberashvili, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Ilia Beberashvili, MD Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00410137     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 43/06
Study First Received: December 10, 2006
Last Updated: December 11, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes processed this record on September 21, 2017