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Evaluation of Intravenous N-acetylcysteine to Prevent Contrast Media Induced Nephrotoxicity in an Emergency Center

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01467154
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 9, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of the present study is to determine whether a high dose of intravenous NAC is efficient in preventing CN after emergency contrast injection in patients with renal failure.

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 124 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Does Ultra-High Dose i.v. N-acetylcysteine Prevent Contrast Nephropathy in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Emergency Contrast Tomography.
Study Start Date : May 2008
Primary Completion Date : November 2010
Study Completion Date : November 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

Control group
NAC group

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. occurrence of contrast nephropathy at day 2, 4 or 10, which was defined as an increase of at least 25% and/or 44 umol/l in serum creatinine level or cystatine C levels at day 2, 4 or 10 compared to day 0. [ Time Frame: 10 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. mean increases in creatinine and cystatin C concentrations on days 2, 4 and 10 and maximum increase during the time periods from day 2 to day 10 (peak increase). [ Time Frame: 10 days ]

Eligibility Criteria

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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:   Probability Sample
Study Population
emergency center patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Renal failure and need of contrast enhanced CT

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Asthma
  • Pregnancy
  • Obstructive nephropathy
  • Patient or family's refusal
  • In all patients
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01467154

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
Principal Investigator: Pierre-Alexandre Poletti, MD University Hospital, Geneva
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Responsible Party: Poletti Pierre-Alexandre, MD, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01467154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008DR4057
First Posted: November 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 9, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

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