Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Dose, Serum Adiponectin, and All-Cause Mortality in Patients Beginning Hemodialysis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 6, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 6, 2007
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Hamamatsu University

Brief Summary:
Decreased body fat mass, possibly mediated through the effects of elevated serum adiponectin levels, may be associated with requirements for higher recombinant human erythropoietin doses and a subsequent worse prognosis in patients beginning hemodialysis.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dialysis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who started hemodialysis therapy from August 2000 to May 2001 in 11 dialysis centers in the Shizuoka prefecture area, and who survived for more than 3 months after the start of hemodialysis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Nothing particular.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00457561

Sponsors and Collaborators
Hamamatsu University
Principal Investigator: Naro Ohashi, MD,PhD First Department of Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00457561     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 19710808
First Posted: April 6, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 6, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by Hamamatsu University:
The relationship between all-cause mortality in patients introduced hemodialysis and recombinant human erythropoietin dose and serum adiponectin level

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epoetin Alfa