Aortic Stiffness in Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 2 to 4

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 19, 2011
Department of Nephrology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, München
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Technische Universität München

Brief Summary:
This study aimed to investigate in a cohort with chronic kidney disease the longitudinal relationship between aortic stiffness and renal function and mortality.

Condition or disease
Decline in Renal Function

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 167 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Aortic Stiffness in CKD II to IV
Study Start Date : October 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

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CKD Cohort of patients with renal insufficiency
patients with renal insufficiency grade II-IV

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. combined renal end-point (>25% decline in renal function or start of renal replacement therapy) [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. mortality [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients were enrolled in a prospective study of vascular stiffness and CV risk in patients with CKD stages 2 to 4. They were predominantly recruited from outpatients attending nephrology clinics at the Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München and at a private nephrological clinic in Weissenburg October 2007 to December 2008.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 or older
  • CKD 2-4

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • history of malignant disease with a prognostic life expectancy less than 24 months
  • missing of written and informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01279460

Klinikum rechts der Isar
München, Bavaria, Germany, 81675
Klinikum Weissenburg
Weissenburg, Bavaria, Germany, 91781
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität München
Department of Nephrology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, München
Principal Investigator: Marcus Baumann, M.D. PhD Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technical University Munich

Responsible Party: PD. Dr. med. Marcus Baumann, M.D., PhD, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Department of nephrology Identifier: NCT01279460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Munich-CKD-PWA
First Posted: January 19, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by Technische Universität München:
chronic kidney disease
pulse wave velocity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency