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High-Dose Vitamin D Deficiency in Burn Injury (VitaminD)

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(hurricane caused closure of hospital with PI not associated with Shriners Hospital for children)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Identifier:
First received: December 26, 2007
Last updated: November 13, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
High dose Vitamin D (50,000IU) therapy may increase bone mineral density/bone mineral content after large burns.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Vitamin D
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Use of High-Dose Vitamin D to Treat Vitamin D Deficiency Following Severe Burn Injury in Children I: A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Increase in overall bone health [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Vitamin D administration
Drug: Vitamin D
Vitamin D, 50,000IU,once weekly for 8 weeks, then every other week for 4 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 5+ yrs
  • Burn size 40% or greater
  • Patient can remain around Shriner Hospital for Children area for 16 weeks
  • Agree to take Vitamin D

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than 5yrs
  • Burn size less than 40%
  • Pre-existing bone disease or healing fractures
  • Underlying chronic disease-endocrine or cancer
  • Kidney failure
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00591604

Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Principal Investigator: David N Herndon, MD University of Texas
  More Information

Responsible Party: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Identifier: NCT00591604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06-250
Study First Received: December 26, 2007
Last Updated: November 13, 2012

Keywords provided by The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston:
vitamin D
burn recovery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wounds and Injuries
Deficiency Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Vitamin D
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017