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Improved Diagnosis of Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis by Calorimetry

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00801775
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The study was stopped march 2009 due to recruitment problems.)
First Posted : December 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 13, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to analyze whether calorimetry compared to conventional methods (i.e.blood culture systems)is superior to diagnose peritoneal dialysis related peritonitis.

Condition or disease
Peritoneal Dialysis-associated Peritonitis

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 8 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Improved Diagnosis of Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis by Calorimetry
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. First (primary endpoint), we predict an earlier pathogen detection by calorimetry (<6 hours versus >24 hours) [ Time Frame: two years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients on peritoneal dialysis
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients on peritoneal dialysis

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
Switzerland
Universitätsspital Basel
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael Mayr, MD University Hospital Basel, Transplantation Immunology and Nephrology

Responsible Party: Michael Mayr, MD, University Hospital Basel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00801775     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Mayr-PD-01
First Posted: December 4, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:
calorimetry

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peritonitis
Intraabdominal Infections
Infection
Peritoneal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases