Colour Coded Duplex Ultrasound of Native Arterio-venous Fistula for Haemodialysis With Venous Pressure Measurement Using Controlled Compression Ultrasound as a Predictor for Shunt Maturation in the Early Postoperative Phase

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2010 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: October 22, 2009
Last updated: June 28, 2010
Last verified: June 2010

Prospective observational ultrasound study of native arterio-venous fistula for haemodialysis with venous pressure measurement using controlled compression ultrasound.

Condition Intervention
Renal Insufficiency
Procedure: Ultrasound (Pressure measurement)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2010
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Ultrasound (Pressure measurement)
    cut-off value for non maturationg fistulas

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients after creation of a native arterio-venous fistula at the cephalic vein for hemodialysis access


Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients after creation of a native arterio-venous fistula at the cephalic vein for hemodialysis access;
  • Informed consent.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Former creation of a native arterio-venous fistula at the same arm;
  • Known upper extremity occlusive arterial disease;
  • Situation when ultrasound examination is not suitable: extreme swelling of the arm, post-operative pain, hematoma, local infections.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01001000

Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
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Responsible Party: Christoph Thalhammer, MD, USZ Identifier: NCT01001000     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CT-01-2009-USZ
Study First Received: October 22, 2009
Last Updated: June 28, 2010
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on October 09, 2015