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Spironolactone and Prevention of Peritoneal Fibrosis in Peritoneal Dialysis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Magdalena Madero, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez Identifier:
First received: March 17, 2009
Last updated: October 23, 2012
Last verified: March 2009
This is a double blind randomized controlled study to evaluate the effect of aldactone on peritoneal fibrosis on incident peritoneal dialysis patients. The study would include a total of 40 incident peritoneal dialysis patients. Peritoneal biopsy would be made at randomization and 6 months after the intervention to evaluate the effect of renin angiotensin blockade on peritoneal fibrosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
End Stage Renal Disease
Drug: spironolactone
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Role of Renin Angiotensin Blockade in Peritoneal Fibrosis in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

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Further study details as provided by Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Peritoneal fibrosis [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Peritoneal Dialysis patients on aldactone for 6 months
Drug: spironolactone
25 mg daily of spironolactone given for 6 months in the peritoneal dialysis patients
Placebo Comparator: 2
Peritoneal dialysis Patients on the placebo arm for 6 months
Drug: Placebo
Placebo, given daily for 6 months to Peritoneal Dialysis Patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18
  • Hospitalized for peritoneal catheter placement for peritoneal dialysis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Hiperkalemia (K> 5.5meq/l)
  • Intolerance to spironolactone
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00865449

Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez
Mexico, DF, Mexico, 14080
Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez
Principal Investigator: Magdalena Madero, M.D Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez
  More Information

Responsible Party: Magdalena Madero, MD, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez Identifier: NCT00865449     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-590
Study First Received: March 17, 2009
Last Updated: October 23, 2012

Keywords provided by Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia Ignacio Chavez:
peritoneal fibrosis
peritoneal dialysis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Peritoneal Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Peritoneal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Diuretics, Potassium Sparing
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