Impact of Hemo-dialysis Therapy on Blood Levels of Treprostenil in End Stage Renal Disease Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension
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Verified October 2010 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
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First received: November 3, 2010
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Last verified: October 2010
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Remodulin (Treprostenil sodium) is synthetic prostacyclin analog available as a solution for administration in the intravenous route. It is approved for treatment of class I - pulmonary hypertension functional capacity stage III-IV. A key factor for the success of pulmonary hypertension therapy is maintaining near constant blood level of a given medications along the day. A sudden decrease in the blood levels might lead to rebound phenomenon; abrupt increase in the pulmonary artery pressure which might lead to acute right ventricular failure and even to sudden death. As some PHT patients suffer are on hemo-dialysis therapy due to end-stage renal disease there is a need to document the variation of the blood level along the dialysis cycle.
End-Stage Renal Disease
||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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After giving informed consent 10 ml of blood will be drawn from the study population at the following occasions.
- Baseline measurement immediately before starting HD therapy.
- During the hemo-dialysis therapy - every one hour.
- After the end of the hemo-dialysis therapy - every one hour (a total of four measurements) to record recovery of Treprostenil blood levels.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
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The study population includes patients with PAH who receive chronic (more than 3 months) Treprostenil treatment administered intravenously as a single agent therapy who maintain chronic hemo-dialysis therapy. Patients must be in stable condition for at least one month. Patients other than class I PAH will be not included in this study.
Inclusion Criteria:patients with PAH who receive chronic (more than 3 months) Treprostenil treatment administered intravenously as a single agent therapy who maintain chronic hemo-dialysis therapy. Patients must be in stable condition for at least one month. Patients other than class I PAH will be not included in this study.
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||Dr. Mordechai Yigla, Rambam Health Care Campus
History of Changes
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||November 3, 2010
||November 3, 2010
||ISRAEL: MINISTER OF HEALTH
Keywords provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:
Remodulin (Treprostenil sodium)
End-stage renal disease
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Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Respiratory Tract Diseases