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Effects on Glutamine on the Outcome of Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00563498
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 26, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 7, 2010
The University of Hong Kong
Fresienius Kabi HK Ltd
Information provided by:
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Brief Summary:
The primary purpose of this project is to investigate if addition of glutamine, an amino acid, to standard parenteral nutrition, may improve the clinical outcome of the bone marrrow transplantation reducing the occurrence of veno-occlusive disease and severity of mucositis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease Mucositis Drug: Glutamine Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomized Control Studies on the Effects of Glutamine on the Clinical Outcome of Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients With Special Reference to Veno-occlusive Disease and Mucositis.
Study Start Date : July 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Veno-occlusive disease [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
  2. Mucositis [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hospital stay [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
  2. Use of antibiotics [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients using busulfan and cyclophosphamide as conditioning.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00563498

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Contact: YH Leung, Dr (852) 2855 3347

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Queen Mary Hospital Recruiting
Hong Kong, China
Sub-Investigator: YH Leung, Dr         
Sub-Investigator: Raymond Liang, Prof         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong
Fresienius Kabi HK Ltd
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Principal Investigator: Albert Lie, Dr Department of Medicine/Division of Haematology, Queen Mary Hospital/ The University of Hong Kong
Additional Information:
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00563498    
Other Study ID Numbers: EC1432-00
First Posted: November 26, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010
Keywords provided by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong:
Veno-occlusive disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease
Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Liver Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases