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Effect of Vitamin D Supplement on Osteoprotegin Expression and Disease Progression in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 1 and 2

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2015 by Taixing People's Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Xu Zhang, Taixing People's Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 19, 2012
Last updated: June 5, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
Vitamin D Supplement in patients with CKD stage 1 and 2 may change osteoprotegin expression so as to produce beneficial effects of cardiovascular、bone metabolism and CKD progression.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 1
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 2
Drug: Calcitriol
Drug: placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Taixing People's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Osteoprotegin level [ Time Frame: one year ]
    To assess the effect of vitamin D supplementation on osteoprotegin level in CKD patients

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone mineral density [ Time Frame: one year ]
    To assess the effect of vitamin D supplementation on bone mineral density in patients with CKD stage 1 and 2

  • vascular calcification score [ Time Frame: one year ]
    To assess the effect of vitamin D supplementation on vascular calcification score through performing lateral abdominal radiography or CT-based techniques in patients with CKD stage 1 and 2

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: July 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: placebo Drug: placebo
one pill per day
Experimental: Calcitriol Drug: Calcitriol
0.25 ug per day for one year
Other Name: Rocaltrol


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of CKD stage 1 and 2
  • Age >18 years
  • Ability to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • On vitamin D in past 4 weeks
  • Plans to relocate out of Taixing City in the next one year
  • Serum phosphate >5.5 mg/dl in past 3 months
  • Serum calcium >10.0 mg/dl in past 3 months
  • Cancer
  • Transplanted organ
  • Rapidly deteriorating kidney function with the expectation for initiation of dialysis in less than 6 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01561222

Contact: Xu Zhang, Bachelor 008-613-905-266-789
Contact: Cai-xia Zhao, Master 008-615-896-079-628

China, Jiangsu
Taixing People's Hospital Not yet recruiting
Taixing, Jiangsu, China, 225400
Contact: Xu Zhang, bachelor    008-613-905-266-789   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taixing People's Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Xu Zhang, Zhang Xu, Taixing People's Hospital Identifier: NCT01561222     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: zhangxu2012
Study First Received: March 19, 2012
Last Updated: June 5, 2015

Keywords provided by Taixing People's Hospital:
Bone mineral density
Vascular calcification

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Calcium Channel Agonists
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents processed this record on May 23, 2017