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Skin Aging in Renal Transplant Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01776983
First Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich
  Purpose

Determination of collagen, pigment and haemoglobin content of sun exposed and sun protected skin by Siascopy. Immunocompromised patients (for more than seven years) compared to immunocompetent patients.

  • Trial in the field of transplantation / xenotransplantation

Condition Intervention Phase
Photosensitivity Disorders Device: Photosensitivity under the influence of immunocomp Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Skin Aging in Renal Transplant Patients

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • skin aging defined by melanin, collagen and hemoglobin content [ Time Frame: One Time measurement at the one and only time point of inclusion and measurement ]
    there is only one time point for measurement, there is no "time frame", just one single measurement per patient at the one and only visit


Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: Photosensitivity under the influence of immunocomp
    Siascopy measurement of reflected light
Detailed Description:
Determination of collagen, pigment and haemoglobin content of sun exposed and sun protected skin by Siascopy. Immunocompromised patients (for more than seven years) compared to immunocompetent patients.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
individuals between 18 and 90 years of age
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Renal transplant recipients transplanted more than seven years ago and immunocompetent probands of the same age.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Refusal of informed consent, physical or psychological inability to give informed consent.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01776983


Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich, Department of Dermatology
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Günther Hofbauer, MD University Hospital Zurich, Department of Dermatology
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01776983     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008SIA01
First Submitted: January 24, 2013
First Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: June 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Photosensitivity Disorders
Skin Diseases