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Pruritus in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01727180
First Posted: November 15, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  Purpose
We believe that knowing characteristics of uremic pruritus is the foundation to investigate its pathophysiology and offer better skin care for patients with chronic kidney disease. We therefore conducted this cross-sectional study to evaluate the characteristics of uraemic pruritus.

Condition Intervention
Kidney Failure, Chronic Pruritus Other: Questionnaire based on the McGill Pain Questionnaire

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual Analog Scale (VAS) [ Time Frame: Once at the entry of the study ]
    A visual analog scale (VAS) measuring the general severity of pruritus was reported from 0 to 10 (0 = no pruritus, 10 = worst pruritus imaginable


Enrollment: 108
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Chronic kidney disease Other: Questionnaire based on the McGill Pain Questionnaire
Interview questionnaire based on the short form of the McGill Pain Questionnaire

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with CKD stage 3 to 5D, followed-up in the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults older than 20 years old, with CKD stage 3 to 5D, with symptoms of pruritus.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who refused to answer the questionnaire or unable to understand the contents of the questionnaire.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01727180


Locations
Taiwan
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
New Taipei City, Taiwan, 220
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hon-Yen Wu, MD Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01727180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100047-E
First Submitted: November 12, 2012
First Posted: November 15, 2012
Results First Submitted: March 4, 2015
Results First Posted: March 17, 2015
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Pruritus
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic