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An Observational Study of Epoetin Beta [Neorecormon] to Evaluate the Quality of Life in Patients on Dialysis With Chronic Renal Anemia

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
This multicenter, prospective, observational study will evaluate the quality of life and the factors that influence the quality of life of epoetin beta [Neorecormon] in patients with renal chronic anemia, who are on dialysis. For each eligible patient data will be collected for 6 months. Target sample size is 5000-7000 patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia Drug: epoetin beta [NeoRecormon] Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Study Evaluating the Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients With End Stage Renal Disease

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of life assessment: Kidney Disease Quality of Life Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Throughout study: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of factors (demographic and social characteristics, dialysis method) influencing the quality of life [ Time Frame: Throughout study: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 6000
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: epoetin beta [NeoRecormon]
    As prescribed by physician

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Dialysis patients with end-stage kidney disease on treatment with epoetin beta [Neorecormon]

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients >/=18 years of age
  • Dialysis patients with chronic renal anemia
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Red blood cell transfusion in the previous 2 months
  • Severe neuropsychological disorder
  • Diabetic patients with serious complications

This trial is being conducted in Morocco.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01105494

Casablanca, Morocco, 20000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01105494     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML21906
First Submitted: April 14, 2010
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2012
Last Verified: June 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hematologic Diseases
Epoetin Alfa