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Specific Enteral Nutrition in Malnourished, Dialysis Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. Efficacy, Safety, Quality of Life (AL-EN-PHED)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01946841
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (No Patient recruitment)
First Posted : September 20, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 17, 2015
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Brief Summary:
The objective of this unblinded study is to assess the nutritional effects of a 12 weeks administration of the specific enteral nutrition (SEN) RealDiet®Renal pockets, as well as the impact on the patients' quality of life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Kidney Disease Renal Failure Chronic Requiring Hemodialysis Severe Malnutrition Tolerance Quality of Life Activity Appetite and General Nutritional Disorders Dietary Supplement: RealDiet®Renal Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effets de la Nutrition entérale spécifique RealDiet®Renal (NES) Chez Des Patients Insuffisants rénaux hémodialysés dénutris : efficacité, tolérance, qualité de Vie.
Study Start Date : August 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: RealDiet®Renal enteral nutrition Dietary Supplement: RealDiet®Renal

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evolution of serum prealbumin and albumin. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Evaluate during 3 months specific enteral nutrition (SEN) treatment, and 3 months after treatment interruption, the effects of the study product on the evolution of serum prealbumin and albumin.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evolution of nutritional status during 3 months of enteral nutrition, and during 3 months after end of treatment. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. Evolution of quality of life during 3 months of enteral nutrition, and during 3 months after end of treatment. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  3. Evolution of tolerance of study product during 3 months of enteral nutrition. [ Time Frame: 3 mois ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic kidney disease patient on hemodialysis for at least 3 months, with a minimum of three hemodialysis sessions of 4 hours per week
  • Patients aged 18 years
  • Written, free and informed consent given by the Patient
  • Patient insured under the social security system or equivalent
  • Patients who did not receive enteral nutrition during the 3 months preceding inclusion ; taking an oral nutritional supplement, or per-dialytic parenteral nutrition or total parenteral nutrition is not a criterion of non-inclusion
  • Patient in a state of malnutrition

    • defined by the presence of at least 3 out of 5 of the following criteria :

      • weight loss greater than 10% observed in the last six months
      • serum albumin <35 g / l
      • serum Prealbumin <300 mg / l
      • BMI <20
      • NPNA <1 g / kg / day for 2 consecutive months


  • presenting

    • food intake <20 kcal / kg / day or
    • failure of other nutritional care methods, namely, oral nutritional supplements and / or peridialytic parenteral nutrition, or total parenteral nutrition
    • lack of compliance after one month, to the nutritional care methods mentioned above. • Patients for whom the decision to prescribe enteral feeding was previously taken

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a history of intolerance to enteral feeding
  • Index Kt/Veq (balanced) < or = 1.2 or index Kt/Vsp (single pool) < or = 1.4 according to the method used
  • Patients with a disease compromising the short-term (4-6 months) prognosis (cancer or other disease in the terminal phase)
  • Pregnant Patient
  • Patient with a known allergy to at least one of the following : milk protein, soy, fish
  • Patient whose digestive tract is not functional or patient in shock
  • Patient protected under guardianship
  • Patient in exclusion period after participation in another clinical trial.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01946841

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Retiers, France, 35240
Sponsors and Collaborators

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Responsible Party: Lactalis Identifier: NCT01946841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LRD - 2013 - ALENPHED
First Posted: September 20, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 17, 2015
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Lactalis:
Chronic kidney disease
Severe malnutrition
Enteral nutrition

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