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Vascular Changes Following Forearm Loop Arteriovenous Graft Placement

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 July 2010 by University of Nebraska.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
University of Nebraska Identifier:
First received: February 3, 2009
Last updated: July 15, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine whether upper arm vessels increase in size following forearm loop arteriovenous graft placement, and if they do, characterize the timing of these changes

Chronic Kidney Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Natural History of Upper Arm Vessels Following Forearm Loop Arteriovenous

Further study details as provided by University of Nebraska:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 50% increase in upper arm vein diameter [ Time Frame: Six months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: January 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Forearm Arteriovenous Loop Graft


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients undergoing forearm arteriovenous loop graft placement

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age greater than or equal to 19 years
  2. Planned forearm loop arteriovenous graft placement for hemodialysis or forearm loop arteriovenous graft placed within the previous 7 days.
  3. Cephalic and/or basilic vein diameter greater than or equal to 2.5 mm at the antecubital fossa to the axilla prior to AVG placement

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Age less than 19 years
  2. Hemodialysis access other than forearm loop graft surgery placement
  3. Cephalic and/or basilic vein diameter less than 2.5 mm at any point from the antecubital fossa to the axilla
  4. Prior hemodialysis access surgery in the arm receiving the forearm loop graft
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00836563

Contact: LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN 402-559-8555

United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center/The Nebraska Medical Center Recruiting
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68105
Contact: LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN    402-559-8555   
Principal Investigator: Troy J Plumb, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nebraska
Principal Investigator: Troy J Plumb, MD University of Nebraska
  More Information

Responsible Party: Troy J. Plumb, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center Identifier: NCT00836563     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 444-08-FB
Study First Received: February 3, 2009
Last Updated: July 15, 2010

Keywords provided by University of Nebraska:
Arteriovenous Graft

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