Kidney Dysfunction in Children and Young Adults Who Have Received Methotrexate for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 9, 2009
Last updated: December 23, 2009
Last verified: December 2009

RATIONALE: Gathering information about how often kidney dysfunction occurs in children and young adults receiving methotrexate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia may help doctors learn more about the disease and plan the best treatment.

PURPOSE: This research study is looking at kidney dysfunction in children and young adults who have received low-dose or intermediate-dose methotrexate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Condition Intervention
Renal Toxicity
Drug: methotrexate
Other: medical chart review
Procedure: assessment of therapy complications

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Renal Dysfunction With Low to Intermediate Dose Methotrexate in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of renal dysfunction in children and young adults being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia with low- to intermediate-dose methotrexate [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Study Start Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:


  • Examine the incidence of renal dysfunction in children and young adults being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia with low- to intermediate-dose methotrexate.

OUTLINE: Medical charts are reviewed to obtain the following information: gender, age, diagnosis, regimen, day of therapy, renal function, creatinine level, mucositis, skin sloughing, methotrexate level at highest level, and number of days after intravenous methotrexate.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 21 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    • Receiving low- to intermediate-dose methotrexate or received treatment (chemotherapy and/or radiation) at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital


  • Not specified


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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00993135

United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center - Cool Springs
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37064
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-6838
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Pinki Prasad, MD Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pinki Prasad, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Identifier: NCT00993135     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDR0000652517  VU-VICC-PED-0913  IRB# 081330 
Study First Received: October 9, 2009
Last Updated: December 23, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
renal toxicity
childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leukemia, Lymphoid
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Immune System Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Abortifacient Agents
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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