Change of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin(NGAL) Following Sodium Phosphate Bowel Preparation(Pilot Study)
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.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00760591
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2008 by Soon Chun Hyang University. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Oral phosphate purgative is the preferred bowel regimen on the basis of better tolerability, cost effectiveness, and efficacy. There are also numerous reports of patients with even previously normal renal function developing acute and chronic kidney disease after use of oral phosphate purgative. Several uncontrolled case reports and case series suggest a potential link between oral phosphate and acute kidney injury and/or chronic kidney disease1. Its use is contraindicated in patients with preexisting renal disease because of the risk for developing acute renal failure, so called acute phosphate nephropathy, or electrolyte disturbance. Since most of the outpatients who are going to undergo a colonoscopy are exposed to this agent, it is important to detect or prevent vulnerable patients. We would seek a sensitive and rapid diagnosis method of acute kidney injury following sodium phosphate bowel preparation. Within a few hours, NGAL mRNA is highly upregulated after kidney injury, such as renal ischemia-reperfusion and cisplatin nephropathy, NGAL induction precedes the elevation of classical markers for kidney damage such as serum creatinine. The investigators will investigate the change of NGAL following sodium phosphate bowel preparation.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
18-65 year old volunteers who want to get colonoscopy