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A Study of Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

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 May 2008 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
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National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: August 1, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2008
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to identify incidence of Chinese herb nephropathy in a medical center

End Stage Renal Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Study of Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The incidence of herbal nephropathy [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The epidemiology of primary diagnosis for end stage renal disease in Taiwan [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 2000
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

This is a retrospective study, by computer screening, chart review and phone survey to find herbal nephropathy and determine the cause-relationship.

Using ICD-9-CM code as a tool to screen the newly diagnosed ESRD in NTUH computer data base, and divided patients into those with underlying disease(s) that cause the renal failure and those without.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
a medical center

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patient who was newly diagnosed as end stage renal disease who need dialysis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • started dialysis before 2000
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00729014

Contact: Fe-Lin L Wu, MSCP, Ph.D 886-2-23123456 ext 8389
Contact: Kwan-Dun Wu, MD, Ph.D 886-2-23123456 ext 5014

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Fe-Lin L. Wu, MSCP,Ph D    +886-2-23123456 ext 8389   
Contact: Kwan-Dun Wu, MD, PhD    +886-2-23123456 ext 5014   
Principal Investigator: Fe-Lin L. Wu, Ph D         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
Principal Investigator: Kwan-Dun Wu, MD, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Fe-Lin L Wu, Ph.D., Director, National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT00729014     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200804062R
Study First Received: August 1, 2008
Last Updated: August 1, 2008

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
herbal nephropathy
Chinese herbal nephropathy
renal disease
adverse drug reaction
Chinese herbal medicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency processed this record on May 25, 2017